A report by Work and Pensions Committee has warned that the way Universal Credit is paid per household means abusers could take control of the entire budget, leaving vulnerable victims and their children dependent on an abusive partner to survive. Whilst it’s as start I don’t think that this report goes far enough.
The twins, who both had the same genetic condition, went for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessments at different times and one was approved, while the other was rejected
Thiyis Ali’s account of how she has found Universal Credit. A truly harrowing read.
An excerpt from my article on the Statesman website. My diary of two weeks on Universal Credit