Universal Credit proposal would see it scrapped – and replaced with £163.50 each week

Universal Credit proposal would see it scrapped - and replaced with £163.50 each week

A proposal would shake up the benefits system by axing Universal Credit and replacing it with guaranteed minimum income for every adult least £163.50 a week.

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

Mirror Online reports that the change would see Universal Credit replaced with a ‘Guaranteed Decent Income’ of £163.50 for all adults. Go here for the latest breaking news from across Teesside Yet unlike Universal Basic Income systems trialled in other European countries, such as Finland, which pays a weekly or monthly sum to all adults, the […]

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