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Universal Credit quick info guides

Here is a list of useful links to info on Universal Credit (UC) – both for advisers and for people who are more interested in the social policy of UC than the technical details. 198 more words

Universal Credit

Universal Credit, the end of Social Security and back to the labour exchange.

Universal Credit is just the Tory Government’s latest attack on the poor, the disabled and the unemployed. People on Employment Support Allowance (WRAG), Income Support, those who are unemployed and those working part time are all captured within UC. 676 more words

DWP fights to block publication of Universal Credit docs

The DWP has repeatedly refused to release the documents

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has launched a legal challenge to block the publication of a series of reports into Universal Credit. 452 more words


Conservative MPs accuse citizens of 'scaremongering stories' about experiences of Universal Credit.

Conservative MP Wendy Morton says Universal Credit ‘helps’ people into work and criticises opposition MPs for ‘scaremongering.’ However, the new benefit has pushed people into debt and rent arrears, with some forced to rely on food banks to survive. 4,323 more words

Political Ideology

Universal Credit update

The figures which were given me by the Council in response to a Freedom of Information Request were not accurate, owing to “IT systems updates that the reports had not calculated correctly that weekend”. 89 more words

Swindon Council

True stories of human suffering can change MPs’ hearts. I’ve seen it happen

My speech in the Commons about a constituent’s struggle on universal credit moved the Tory MP Heidi Allen to tears

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Deluded MP calls for end to 'scaremongering' about Universal Credit

Conservative MP Wendy Morton says Universal Credit helps people into work and criticises opposition MPs for scaremongering

An MP has called for an end to “scaremongering” about Universal Credit. 769 more words