DWP seeks to recover £150m from carers

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The government is looking to recover around £150m from 80,000 carers who it deems were at fault for the overpayment of allowances. Following new systems and more staff, the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) detected 93,000 overpayments of Carer’s Allowance in 2018/19 compared with an average of 41,000 a year it discovered in the…

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