Universal Credit: Payments rise after tomorrow – how much more will you receive?

UNIVERSAL CREDIT, along with other benefits, has had it's payments frozen since 2016. This was done in order to save money but payments across the board will rise as the new tax year starts.

Universal Credit payments have remained flat since 2016. While payments will vary from person to person but there are basic allowances in place. This is what all claimants will receive as a minimum with extra amounts being added for additional “elements”.

There are currently four allowances in place which are dependent on living arrangements and age.

Single claimants under 25 will get a monthly minimum of £251.77, with people older than this receiving...
source: Express

2020-04-04 18:44
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