25 June 2018

UC Migration – SSAC consultation

The Social Security Advisory Committee has launched a consultation on the Government’s proposals for moving all existing claimants of a working age income-related benefit to Universal Credit.

From next year DWP will begin the process of moving claimants in receipt of one or more of the following benefits to Universal Credit:

SSAC has decided to examine the draft legislation, and the impacts that flow from it, in more detail and are inviting evidence from organisations and individuals who have good insight into and/or experience of the following aspects of these proposals:

Responses should be submitted to the Committee Secretary by no later than 10am on Monday 20 August 2018.

More details about the consultation, including links to the draft legislation, are available on the GOV.UK website