Scrap Universal Credit and replace it with £163.50 guaranteed income, proposal says

Scrap Universal Credit and replace it with £163.50 guaranteed income, proposal says

The proposal would see Universal Credit replaced with a weekly £163.50 payment A proposal aims to shake up the benefits system by scrapping Universal Credit and replacing it with guaranteed minimum income which would give all adults at least £163.50 a week.

The idea has been put forward by the Commission on Social Security group as a solution to fight poverty.

The change would see Universal Credit replaced with a ‘Guaranteed Decent Income’ of £163.50 for all adults.But unlike Universal Basic Income systems trialled in other European countries, such as Finland, which pays a weekly or monthly sum to all adults, […]

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