What's Universal Credit replacing? Who will the UK roll out of the payment affect?

UNIVERSAL CREDIT is a payment intended to help with living costs, and it may be that a person is able to get it if they are on a low income or they are out of work. What’s Universal Credit replacing?

Universal Credit is paid monthly, and a person may be able to claim it if they are on a low income or out of work, and they and their partner have £16,000 or less in savings between them. Additionally, there are other rules on eligibility which a person would need to conform to in order to apply for this payment.

The payment is paid monthly, although it may be paid twice a month for some in Scotland.

The rules may also differ in Northern Ireland, with the Gov.uk website...
source: Express

2020-01-14 12:08
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