Universal Credit: Adequacy

Published date : 13 September, 2021
17. What recent assessment she has made of the adequacy of the level of universal credit received by claimants.


If the UK Government plough ahead with their planned cut to universal credit, it will result in one in three families with children in Scotland losing over £1,000 overnight and plunge 20,000 children into poverty. Does the Minister understand why so many people in Scotland think that it is the uplift that should stay and the Government snatching away that financial lifeline that should go instead?

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