DWP announces new Universal Credit roll out plans – thousands could be worse-off

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DWP announces new Universal Credit roll out plans – thousands could be worse-off

She continued: “Parliament voted to end the complex web of six legacy benefits in 2012, and as this work approaches its conclusion we are fully tra

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She continued: “Parliament voted to end the complex web of six legacy benefits in 2012, and as this work approaches its conclusion we are fully transitioning to a modern benefit, suited to the 21st century.

“Although notifications will be gradually sent out across the country, people who are currently claiming legacy benefits do not have to wait to be moved to Universal Credit.

“Anyone who thinks they will be better off can move straight away.

“Claimants can check their entitlement for Universal Credit using an independent benefits calculator.”

More information can be found at Gov.uk.



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