Universal Credit: welfare that works

The White Paper “Universal Credit: welfare that works”, published on 11 November 2010, sets out the Coalition Government’s plans to introduce legislation to reform the welfare system by creating a new Universal Credit. Universal Credit will radically simplify the system to make work pay and combat worklessness and poverty. The White Paper outlines:

  • the need for change
  • how Universal Credit will work
  • how it will affect benefit recipients, and
  • its broader impact.

Full document can be downloaded here

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