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Universal Credit

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Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a benefit for people of working age on a low income, administered by the Department For Work and Pensions (DWP).


What is Universal Credit?

It is a single monthly payment which replaces:

  • housing benefit
  • income support
  • income based Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA)
  • income related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • child tax credit
  • working tax credit 

These benefits and tax credits are known as legacy benefits.


More about Universal Credit and how to claim here


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