Universal Credit rule change means working people may lose payments

Therese Coffey: would you trust her to make sure you knew about a change that could affect your income, when she could just sneak it out quietly and knock you off her DWP books?

Working people who still have to claim Universal Credit may have their payments stopped because of a rule change being sneaked in by Therese Coffey.

At the moment, people do not have to continue attending regular Job Centre appointments to seek more work if they are employed for the equivalent of nine hours a week.

The Work and Pensions Secretary wants to raise that to 12 hours, meaning more people would have to return to interviews.

No specific date has been set for the change, meaning UC claimants will have to be aware of what is happening. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is notorious for failing to notify people of changes and then suspending or cancelling their benefits.

Of course, the change means the DWP will need to employ more people as work coaches – if the Treasury provides some cash for it. So that’s an opportunity for someone.

Then again, This Writer wonders whether Coffey would be happy with the advice that may be provided by people who have endured her welfare regime.

Source: Major DWP rule changes could see Universal Credit payments stopped

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1 thought on “Universal Credit rule change means working people may lose payments

  1. Hecuba

    I anticipate little fascist lackey Therese Coffey soon increasing mandatory attendance at those fake Job Centres to at least 20 hours a week so that women and men claiming universal credit will find it impossible to work and attend these fake job centres. Then these women and men will cease claiming universal credit which is the reason why Coffey is increasing the hours of working whilst claiming universal credit.

    Fascist tories are masters at exploiting us peasants and their agenda is to ensure no woman or man has the right to claim universal credit! Remember our public money is owned and controlled by the fascist tory dictatorship because we peasants pay our taxes so that these criminal fascist tories can steal it and give it to their fascist tory donors!

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