What Is Universal Credit Replacing?
Universal Credit is part of the Governments Welfare Reform.
It is a new benefit that is replacing six existing benefits with a single monthly payment if you are out of work or on a low income.
- Housing Benefit (some exceptions apply)
- Income -based Job Seekers Allowance
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- Income Support
- Working Tax Credit
- Child Tax Credit
Remember if you are liable for Council Tax you must apply for Council Tax Support from your Local Authority