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Council Prepares To Help Heywood Folk With Welfare Reforms

January 25, 2013
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With big changes to benefits on the way that could affect one in six people in the UK, Rochdale Council are preparing to help Heywood residents get to grips with new Welfare Reforms that come in on April 1. Thousands of people in the borough are likely to be affected by changes to the system which will see differences in how benefits are claimed, what they are called and who’s eligible. Heywood councillor and council leader Colin Lambert said the priority is to protect the most vulnerable residents: “We have a duty to make these changes as the law requires…

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