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Rough justice: problems with universal credit assessment periods

Date: 
01 October 2018
Issue: 
Poverty 161 (Winter 2018)

One in twenty universal credit cases submitted to CPAG’s Early Warning System to date relates to a problem with the way in which people’s income and circumstances are assessed on a strict monthly basis. Josephine Tucker discusses some of the problems which can arise, and provides possible solutions.

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