1 Apr 2020

Benefit sanction scrapped for solo parents

From Midday Report, 12:45 pm on 1 April 2020

After much advocacy - the long awaited scrapping of the sanction docking the benefits of solo parents comes into effect today.

The sanction meant that solo parents who didn't name the other parent lost up to $28 a week.

Māni Dunlop.speaks to the Minister for Social Development, Carmel Sepuloni.