Universal Credit

Universal Credit is replacing several key Government benefits such as Housing Benefit.  It has been in place since 2013 and is being rolled out across the country by Jobcentre Plus area, Universal Credit is expected to be fully rolled out by March 2022.

You can find more detailed information about Universal Credit by following the "Understanding Universal Credit" link.

You can find out if and/or when you will be affected by Universal Credit by visiting the Universal Credit info website or reading through the Universal Credit roll-out timetable below:

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