The Budget and Claimants.

Ipswich Unemployed Action.

Unite Community campaign for a fairer social security system for all

The Budget was yesterday.

How does it affect claimants?

Here is the Official View:

Here is the Resolution Foundation’s view.

“The reduction in the taper rate in Universal Credit will bring an additional 400,000 families into the benefits system next year. Around 75 per cent of the 4.4 million households on Universal Credit will be worse off as a result of decisions to take away the £20 per week uplift despite the Chancellor’s new Universal Credit measures in the Budget.”

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