Universal Credit

More information about Universal Credit

Details about what deductions can be made from your Universal Credit payment to pay off arrears of rent or fuel, water rates, loans or fines and so on.

You can find more information about your responsibilities under Universal Credit at DWP description 'Universal Credit and your Claimant Commitment' and Citizens Advice description of the work-related requirements.

You may find useful the Money Advice Service’s special Universal Credit online practical support and advice website​.

This sets out important information about how claimants can give advisers and others supporting them consent to discuss their Universal Credit award with Jobcentre Plus.

You can find lots more information about Universal Credit from Disability Rights UK and the government’s, ‘Universal Credit toolkit’ and their introduction to Universal Credit called "Universal Credit and you".

To understand what Universal Credit means for you, whether its making a claim or what you need to do when you are receiving Universal Credit go to Understanding Universal Credit.

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