The Benefit Cap: Did it cause a “rush” to the job centre?

Date Posted: 30 January 2015

 The Prime Minister's has pledged to lower the benefit cap to £23,000 a year, saying that the previous £26,000 cap has boosted employment.

While it’s true that a number of households that had their benefits capped have since moved into work, it’s hard to tell whether or not this happened because they had their benefits capped.