Financial fears grow in face of UC rollout

By Mark Conrad | 04 October 2017

Pressure was this week piled on ministers as they vowed to push ahead with the troubled Universal Credit (UC) rollout.

In the face of welfare experts warning further reforms are necessary to avoid a deepening rent arrears crisis, work and pensions secretary David Gauke confirmed his department would nevertheless continue with the full implementation of UC, which has been trialled across one-sixth of the Government’s Jobcentre network.

Want full article access?


Receive The MJ magazine each week and gain access to all the content on this website with a subscription.

Full website content includes additional, exclusive commentary and analysis on the issues affecting local government.

`

Already a subscriber? Login

Whitehall London Councils Politics Chief executives Policy Welfare reform Universal Credit
Top

Coronavirus Update

x

In light of the ongoing coronavirus crisis, some of you may not be able to receive your copy of TheMJ magazine. If you’d like to change your delivery address, please contact our subscriptions department at customer@hgluk.com
Read The MJ for free

OR
Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter

theMJ products