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Universal Credit to rise by £1000 a year in welfare boost for millions

2 monthes ago   |   By Daily Record

More than four million of the most vulnerable households in the UK will benefit from the move announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak.
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Universal Credit standard allowance increased to ease coronavirus cash crisis

Universal Credit standard allowance increased to ease coronavirus cash crisis

2 monthes ago   |   By The Sun

UNIVERSAL CREDIT cash is to be boosted as the standard allowance is to be raised by £1,000 a year, the chancellor has announced this evening.
Working tax credit will be upped by same amount too - both for 12 months.
The measures are part of a plan to help workers during the coronavirus.
Rishi Sunak says 4million vulnerable people will benefit as a result of the move.
In addition, he has suspended the Universal Credit minimum income floor for everyone affected by coronavirus.
He says this will enable more self-employed people to access the benefit.
The Universal Credit standard allowance...
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Rishi Sunak promises to increase Universal Credit by £1,000 per year

Rishi Sunak promises to increase Universal Credit by £1,000 per year

2 monthes ago   |   By Metro

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has offered a ‘safety net' to households struggling through the coronavirus crisis by increasing Universal Credit by £1,000 per year.
He also pledged to boost the ‘working tax credit basic element by the same amount', saying the latest round of emergency measures ‘will benefit four million of our most vulnerable households'.
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