Thousands of Universal Credit claimants could get compensation in '£150m payout'

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Thousands of Universal Credit claimants could get compensation in '£150m payout'

50,000 claimants who lost money when they transferred from old benefits systems to Universal Credit could now get compensated and receive a cash bo

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50,000 claimants who lost money when they transferred from old benefits systems to Universal Credit could now get compensated and receive a cash boost, reports suggest. Two disabled men on benefits were discriminated against when they lost money moving onto Universal Credit, the High Court found.

The men, known as TP and AR, today won their legal challenge against the Department of Work and Pensions.

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