Instant fines for incorrect benefit claims

Posted: June 25, 2011 in DWP, Links, Money Matters

Civil penalties will be introduced for people who negligently give incorrect information on their benefit claim, or don’t tell the Department for Work and Pensions quickly about a change in their circumstances. These will be civil penalties, not criminal convictions.

Full story at the following link :

http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Nl1/Newsroom/DG_197907

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