Universal credit: frequently asked questions

Document type
Briefing
Corporate author(s)
Crisis (Organization)
Publisher
Crisis
Date of publication
2 October 2012
Subject(s)
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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Universal Credit (UC) is the Government’s new, simplified working age welfare system, rolling several benefits and tax credits into one single household payment. This document is intended to answer some of the more frequently asked questions about UC. It is not intended to cover every detail of how UC will work.

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