Report: changed benefit may ‘leave claimants worse off’
FLAWS in the new Universal Credit system could trap benefit
claimants in poverty, a report for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation
think tank suggests.
The report, Implementing Universal Credit, accepts that
the new credit, which will replace a range of existing benefits
from next autumn, is sound "in principle", but says that
implementing it could "unintentionally" leave some claimants worse
The report's analysis declares that it would encourage people to
take jobs ...
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