” This is now second time universal credit have not paid my friend’s rent and she has had an eviction notice . She has two small children and is currently on maternity leave from having her youngest, who is 3 months old . “
Recently there’s been a very large number of people on my social media posting despairing messages as a result of Universal Credit cock-ups. I’m posting a selection here.
Universal Credit is the new benefit system designed to make a single payment of several separate benefits, and it is currently being imposed on thousands of people without any interest in whether it actually works. It affects working people as well as the unemployed and disabled.