Definition of 'means-tested'
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Students from poorer backgrounds can get this fee and more covered by a means-tested bursary. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is now a means-tested employment and support allowance. The Sun (2009)Because the support is means-tested the poorest families could stand to lose the most. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Universal benefits and means-tested benefits both have vices and virtues. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Now it nearly all goes on means-tested housing benefit. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But people on means-tested benefits may not be very much better off overall. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Almost a third of students benefit from means-tested bursaries. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We were not told whether any such funding would compromise their means-tested Lottery grants. Times, Sunday Times (2007)More than a third of students will get up to 600 on top through a means-tested bursary. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Those benefits will be means-tested. The Sun (2014)It's time this benefit was means-tested. The Sun (2012)And abolish means-tested benefits, so we all know where benefits end and savings begin. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The replacement is those dependent on means-tested benefits, the public sector middle classes and ethnic minority voters. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Mr Field questioned how many people would be willing to buy insurance if it meant that they were denied means-tested support. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Obviously, benefits must be means-tested. Times, Sunday Times (2012)And because my wife and work we would still end up paying for most the adaptations, since the grant is means-tested. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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