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Universal credit £20 top-up will end this autumn, MPs are told

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Work and pensions minister Thérèse Coffey confirms decision despite criticism from senior Tories

The work and pensions minister, Thérèse Coffey, has confirmed that the pandemic universal credit uplift of £20 a week will be withdrawn as planned at the end of September despite widespread public and cross-party opposition to the move.

Coffey told a committee of MPs that she would be writing to all 6 million universal credit claimants before the planned withdrawal, warning them that they would see an “adjustment in their payments”.

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from The Guardian https://ift.tt/2TJHgL8
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