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Universal Credit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 903001, tabled on 18 December 2017

Whether universal credit claimants will lose money if they receive a disability premium in addition to income-based benefits.

Answered on

18 December 2017

We simplified and rationised the various, complex disability premiums that exist in the legacy system and anyone in the Support Group who only qualifies for the Enhanced Disability Premium, will be better off in Universal Credit by over £90 per month.

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