Emergency Budget 2015

What does the Emergency Budget 2015 mean for carers? The Chancellor has set out savings of Β£12bn from the welfare bill, to be gained from a number of different areas including freezes to many benefits, a lowering of the benefit cap, and significant changes to Tax Credits.Β  Carers Allowance has not been cut but carers receiving other working age benefits may see part of their income affected.Β  Carers UK Emergency Budget Briefing provides information on what the Budget means for carers: