National rollout of Universal Credit continues today

Department for Work and Pensions

September 21
00:15 2015

This morning (21 September 2015) all new single claimants applying for unemployment benefits at these jobcentres will start claiming Universal Credit:

  • Abergavenny
  • Amlwch
  • Andover
  • Bishop Auckland
  • Borehamwood
  • Caldicot
  • Chepstow
  • Chester-le-Street
  • Consett
  • Crawley
  • Crook
  • Durham
  • Haywards Heath
  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Holyhead
  • Horsham
  • Llangefni
  • Merthyr Tydfil
  • Newton Aycliffe
  • Peterlee
  • Reading
  • Seaham
  • Spennymoor
  • Stanley
  • Winchester

Are you ready to claim Universal Credit? Its the new benefit that makes it easier to take up a wider range of jobs and get back to work quickly.

Watch a video explaining how Universal Credit helps you into work.

Universal Credit help you into work

Universal Credit will eventually replace 6 existing benefits:

  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credits
  • Housing Benefit

See the list of jobcentre areas where you can claim Universal Credit.

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