Briefing Note (BN13)

A survey of the GB benefit system

Date: 01 November 2000 (revised 13 October 2014)
Publisher: Institute for Fiscal Studies
DOI: 10.1920/bn.ifs.2000.0013

This paper describes all the main benefits in the GB system, giving details of rates and allowances, as well as numbers and types of claimants and levels of expenditure.