Universal Credit – Cllr Claire Kober writes to the Secretary for Work and Pensions

London Councils has been informed today that Cllr Claire Kober, Chair of London Councils this week wrote to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on Universal Credit, and in particular the cost of the Universal Credit helpline to boroughs. 

A briefing has also been produced on UC that you can access here that sets out the current status of Universal Credit.

It explains the additional support available for vulnerable claimants and summarises the experience of those boroughs which already have Universal Credit full service.

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