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Factsheets

Prison and benefits

Most social security benefits are affected if you are in prison. This factsheet outlines the main issues that come up if you are remanded in custody or if you are serving a prison sentence.

Prison and universal credit

Your universal credit is affected if you are in prison.

Universal credit

April 2020
This factsheet provides an overview of universal credit and summarises the main rules affecting claimants.

Tax credits - the basics

April 2020
If you are already getting tax credits, you can continue to get them as long as you meet the basic conditions.

Universal credit and students

April 2020
This factsheet explains the rules for students claiming universal credit in Scotland.

Universal credit for lone parent students

April 2020
This factsheet has information about universal credit for lone parents on a course of education.

Benefits and tax credits for lone parent students

April 2020
This factsheet sets out the main social security benefits and tax credits that lone parents may be able to claim during a course of education.

Benefits and tax credits for European students

April 2020
Information on social security in the UK for students from the European Economic Area