Rudd delays Universal Credit rollout

By Naomi Larsson | 07 January 2019

Work and pensions secretary Amber Rudd has delayed the next phase of the Universal Credit (UC) rollout amid ongoing concerns over the controversial system.

Ms Rudd confirmed the overhaul today, announcing Parliament will vote in the coming weeks to transfer 10,000 people from the old system to UC - instead of three million as originally planned.

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