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Universal Credit


Millions on Universal Credit left poorer by Tories’ budget

13 November 2018
A majority of claimants will still be worse off under the Tories’ Universal Credit (UC) despite extra money promised in the budget.

Report from MPs slams ‘pointlessly cruel’ benefit sanctions

06 November 2018
A damning report slammed the government’s brutal benefit sanctions regime. It said the human cost of sanctions, where benefits are withheld, is “simply too high” and “pointlessly cruel”.

Scrap Universal Credit

30 October 2018
Tory chancellor Philip Hammond threw more money at the hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit in this week’s budget. MPs’ fears of unrest because of the impact of UC forced his hand.

‘Fortress mentality’ means Tories ignore ‘unacceptable hardship’ of Universal Credit

26 October 2018
The Tories’ hated Universal Credit benefit is causing “unacceptable hardship and difficulties” for many claimants, according to a new report from MPs.

Tories partially retreat on Universal Credit amid outrage and fears of ‘riots’

23 October 2018
The Tories are under pressure over their hated Universal Credit (UC) benefit. They were last week forced to delay the rollout of UC from next year to 2020.

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