Universal credit and sanctions

Information for people over 18 who have received a universal credit (UC) sanction because they have not met their work-related requirements. The rules on sanctions are different for 16–17-year-olds and for those on other benefits. Any benefit that has work-related requirements can be sanctioned.
  • 1https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-credit-sanctions-statistics-background-information-and-methodology
  • 2The reduction rates in the table will be subject to change with the new benefit rates in April 2024.
  • 3JB v SSWP [2018 ] UKUT 360 (AAC)
  • 4//assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1046460/adm-k2.pdf