Universal Remedy: Ensuring Universal Credit is fit for purpose

Universal Credit (UC) is a radical transformation of the welfare state, combining six key working age benefits into a single system. Its original aims were to simplify the benefits system, reduce poverty and make work pay. But those aims are at significant risk of not being achieved.

This report assesses the extent to which Universal Credit will deliver on its original aims and sets out suggested solutions for both easing the immediate pain of roll-out and ensuring it is fit for the 21st Century.

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