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hi all just after some info on income support in the uk. if you were a single parent and working full time. and had two children one at college aged 17 another child aged 18 now this other child is on sanction because he keeps missing appointments and job interviews so he gets no money but can income support sanction the whole family by say stop paying towards the rent.


  • Danny!Danny! mod Posts: 560 The answer to life, the universe, and everything
    Hi blesox

    Benefits sanctions should affect an individual, not other people with separate claims. Income Support sanctions shouldn't affect your Housing Benefit claim, but if the person being sanctioned is making a claim, they should contact the council to let them know that Income Support has stopped because of a sanction.

    Our page on JSA sanctions should give you more information: http://www.thesite.org/money/benefits/jsa-sanctions-9197.html

    And we have a dedicated thread for benefits questions if you have more in the future.

    I hope that helps, and that your son manages to attend his appointments, and to find some work. Do feel free to point him our way if he would like some more support - we have a good community here.
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