Single mum could lose £100 a week from benefits cap

Rowena Cockayne from North London stands to lose around £100 a week when her benefits are capped in July.

The mother of two said she will not be able to pay her rent and will end up being evicted, "I don't know where I will be sent, even further away from my support network."


Benefits cap UK roll out

The Government's controversial household benefit cap is beginning today across the country. The cap limits payments to £500 per week for a couple and lone parents and £350 per week for single adults.