Top issues April - June 2020 at a glance

Top issues April - June 2020 at a glance

The tables below shows a breakdown of the two main issues - Benefits and Debt - pre- and post-lockdown from April to June 2020.

Benefits Pre Post
Personal Independence Payments (PIP) 900 475
Initial claim8351,054
Employment Support Allowance (ESA)345 188
Housing element203233
Housing benefit 193 109
Council tax reduction 176 221
Job Seekers Allowance (JSA)0 171
Working and child tax credit103 0


Debt
Pre Post
Council tax arrears 179 47
Debt Relief orders (DRO)16232
Credit & store cards13354
Rent arrears (Housing association/Las)16338
Rent arrears (Private landlords) 0 61
Fuel debts 90 37
Bankruptcy52 27
Unsecured personal loans8724