Welfare Reform/Universal Credit

Universal credit will be rolled out from October 2013

Universal Credit is a new benefit that has started to replace 6 existing benefits with a simpler, single monthly payment if you’re out of work or on a low income. Universal Credit will help you to be better off in work, start a new job or work more hours. It has already started to be introduced in some areas will be gradually rolled out to the rest of the UK from October 2013 and will be completed by 2017.

Universal Credit will eventually replace:

Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
Income Support
Working Tax Credit
Child Tax Credit
Housing Benefit

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