New report: How well is Universal Credit Supporting People in Glasgow

A new report based on research undertaken by Poverty Alliance and University of Glasgow for Joseph Rowntree Foundation details the hardship and anxiety people in Glasgow faced during the initial roll-out of Universal Credit last year.

Our social security system was designed to be an anchor to provide stability during hard times. With three million people now turning to Universal Credit, we can no longer ignore the reality that our system of social protection is in urgent need of repair. In a decent society, it cannot be right that people are relying on friends, family and food banks to meet their basic needs.

Read the key findings here

Read the full report 


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