Calls to end 5 week wait for Universal Credit as UK Government admits they don’t know how many people it has pulled into poverty

Campaigners have today renewed calls to end the damaging ‘five-week wait’ for first payments of Universal Credit after a Freedom of Information (FOI) request by the Poverty Alliance revealed there is no Government analysis of the impact of the policy on poverty and destitution. The news follows a report last week from the Resolution Foundation … Read more

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