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DWP errors threaten poverty and hardship for thousands on universal credit

Post by Admin on Mon Apr 09, 2018 1:32 pm

Serious mistakes by DWP officials in assessing eligibility for Universal Credit (UC) risks plunging low-income households further into poverty and debt, after if was revealed that thousands have been overpaid benefits through no fault of their own and are now being made to hand it back in extortionate installments.

An investigation by Labour has uncovered high levels of UC over-payment blunders. An analysis of benefit fraud and error statistics show that over the last two years about a third of over-payment’s were as a direct result of DWP cock-ups.

https://www.welfareweekly.com/dwp-errors-threaten-poverty-and-hardship-for-thousands-on-universal-credit/
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Thousands Of Universal Credit Claimants Suffer 40% Cuts To Pay Back Debts

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Thousands of Universal Credit claims getting 40 per cent of benefit deducted for debts

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