[/ˈvɪdʒɪl(ə)nt/] adjective 1. keeping careful watch. 2. alertly watchful, especially to avoid danger. "the public remained vigilant so as to protect their common interest during and after the crisis"

Policy Vigilance

Emergency Financial Support

Change to Discretionary Support legislation for people in difficulty due to the health crisis

STATUS: Active
Policy Details:

To provide increased access to emergency financial support for claimants who find themselves in a crisis. The change to legislation raises the Annual Income Threshold to £20,405 (this is the level of income below which a person is eligible for Discretionary Support).