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Appendix A

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Option 1 - reduce maximum level of award to 80%

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claimants

5568

1052

4516

429

5139

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

19%

81%

8%

92%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

16.23

17.80

15.87

19.21

15.98

 

 

New average benefit

14.92

16.37

14.59

17.66

14.69

 

 

Average weekly impact

1.31

1.43

1.28

1.55

1.29

 

 

Average annual impact

67.90

74.47

66.40

80.37

66.86

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

378,094

 

 

Option 2 - remove family premium within calculation. New claims to align to welfare system

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claimants

441

12

429

14

427

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

3%

97%

3%

97%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

13.52

15.61

13.47

13.19

14

 

 

New average benefit

10.03

12.12

9.98

9.70

10.05

 

 

Average weekly impact

3.49

3.49

3.49

3.49

3.49

 

 

Average annual impact

181.48

181.48

181.48

181.48

181.48

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

80,033

 

 

Option 3 - reduce backdating of claims to 1 month. New claim to align to welfare system

 

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claimants

77

15

62

5

57

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

19%

81%

6%

74%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

16.36

17.39

16.11

19.36

15.83

 

 

Average award of Backdated benefit

141.05

226.78

120.30

135.49

118.97

 

 

Average impact (no ongoing impact)

75.61

157.22

55.86

58.05

55.65

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

5,822

 

 

 

Option 4 - minimum income for self employed after 1 year

 

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claims with self employed income for more than 1 year

444

20

424

16

428

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

5%

95%

4%

96%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

16.79

17.78

16.75

17.58

16.76

 

 

New average benefit (Avg Earnings = 65 28% of min wage)

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

 

 

Average weekly impact

16.79

17.78

16.75

17.58

16.76

 

 

Annual

873.08

924.56

871.00

914.16

871.52

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost*

250,000

 

 

 

Option 5 - absence limited to 4 weeks

 

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claimants

 

 

 

No data

 

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

 

 

New average benefit

 

 

Average weekly impact

 

 

Average annual impact

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

No data

 

 

Option 6 - reducing capital limit to 6,000

 

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claimants

49

18

31

6

43

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

37%

63%

12%

88%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

14.81

14.96

14.72

18.10

14.35

 

 

New average benefit

0

0

0

0

0

 

 

Average weekly impact

14.81

14.96

14.72

18.10

14.35

 

 

Average annual impact

770.12

777.92

765.44

941.20

746.20

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

37,736

 

 

Option 7 - standard non dependent deduction of 10

 

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claimants

244

3

198

37

164

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

1%

81%

15%

67%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

14.51

19.37

14.44

18.78

13.73

 

 

New average benefit paid

8.65

8.65

8.65

8.65

8.65

 

 

Average weekly impact

5.86

9.32

4.35

7.09

4.00

 

 

Average annual impact

304.72

484.64

226.20

368.68

208.00

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

74,352

 

 

Option 8 - Child maintenance

 

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claims with Child Maintenance (65.46 average pw)

241

9

232

16

225

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

4%

96%

7%

93%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

13.87

19.72

13.64

19.99

13.43

 

 

Number of claims with Child Maintenance after adjustment

29

5

24

6

23

 

 

Average NEW benefit paid

0.78

6.63

0.55

6.90

0.34

 

 

Average weekly impact

13.09

13.09

13.09

13.09

13.09

 

 

Average annual impact

680.68

680.68

680.68

680.68

680.68

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

164,044

 

 

Option 9 - Band D restriction

 

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claimants (Band E)

30

2

28

3

27

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

7%

93%

10%

90%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

23.29

9.58

24.27

32.81

22.23

 

 

Average NEW benefit paid

16.46

2.75

17.44

25.98

15.40

 

 

Average weekly impact

6.83

6.83

6.83

6.83

6.83

 

 

Average annual impact

355.19

355.19

355.19

355.19

355.19

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

10,656

 

 

Number of claimants (Band F)

9

0

9

 

9

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

0%

100%

0%

100%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

28.20

0.00

28.20

0.00

28.20

 

 

Average NEW benefit paid

14.54

0.00

14.54

0.00

14.54

 

 

Average weekly impact

13.66

0.00

13.66

0.00

13.66

 

 

Average annual impact

710.38

0.00

710.38

0.00

710.38

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

6,393

 

 

Number of claimants (Band G)

2

0

2

0

2

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

0%

100%

0%

100%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

23.43

0.00

23.43

0.00

23.43

 

 

Average NEW benefit paid

2.94

0.00

2.94

0.00

23.43

 

 

Average weekly impact

20.49

0.00

20.49

0.00

0.00

 

 

Average annual impact

1,065.57

0.00

1,065.57

0.00

0.00

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

2,131.14

 

 

Option 10 - Second adult rebate

 

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claims with 2AR

58

0

58

0

58

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

0%

100%

0%

100%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

4.68

0.00

4.68

0.00

4.68

 

 

Average NEW benefit paid

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

0.00

 

 

Average weekly impact

4.68

0.00

4.68

0.00

4.68

 

 

Average annual impact

243.36

0.00

243.36

0.00

243.36

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

14,115

 

 

Option 11 - Removing the work related activity component. New claims to align to welfare system

 

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claims

No data

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Average NEW benefit paid

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Average weekly impact

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Average annual impact

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

No data

 

 

Option 12 - limit of 2 dependent children within calculation

 

 

 

 

All Claimants

Disability

No Disability

Carer

Non Carer

 

 

Number of claims with over 2 dependants

54

0

54

2

52

 

 

Proportion of claimants

 

0%

100%

4%

96%

 

 

Average benefit paid (per week)

17.73

0.00

17.64

16.68

17.81

 

 

Average benefit paid NEW (per week)

9.50

0.00

9.50

0.00

8.99

 

 

Average weekly impact

8.23

0.00

8.14

16.68

8.82

 

 

Average annual impact

427.96

0.00

423.28

867.36

458.64

 

 

Reduction in CTS cost

23,109.84

 

 

Total reduction in CTS cost

876,619.30

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Note:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Option 4 - Assumed savings adjusted to reflect adjustment for residents with caring responsibility. Gross figure 387,467.

Option 7 - 244 cases increase 5.85 reduction. 41 cases reduce by 1.45. 85 taken out of benefit.