Casey: Involve councils in sorting Universal Credit

By Dan Peters | 16 October 2018

Whitehall must use the expertise of councils to sort out Universal Credit (UC), a former senior Government adviser has told The MJ.

Work and pensions minister Alok Sharma today announced a further delay to the rollout of the Government’s flagship welfare reform, but Dame Louise Casey said UC should be ‘halted and sorted – not tinkered with’.

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