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Category: Universal Credit

Practical support for clients at launch of Universal Credit

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Universal Credit (UC) was launched in a number of wards in Westminster on 20 June and Citizens Advice Westminster has been monitoring the impact of the roll-out and supporting residents who need to register under the new system to receive their benefits. November will see the completion of the roll-out in Harlesden, NW6, W9, North […]

Free NHS prescriptions if you are on Universal Credit

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Are you receiving Universal Credit? Make sure you’re eligible for free prescriptions to avoid being fined!     If you’re a Universal Credit claimant, you qualify for free prescriptions if: You receive Universal Credit and either had no earnings or had net earnings of £435 or less in your last Universal Credit assessment period; or […]

Universal Credit in Westminster

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 Universal Credit will start in Westminster in June. The new system replaces six existing benefits: Check out if you are eligible https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/universal-credit/before-you-apply/Check-if-youre-eligible-for-Universal-Credit/ You can call us for information on 0300 330 1191 (Calls to this service cost the same as calling 01 and 02 numbers.) You can read details of how to apply https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/universal-credit/ You can find […]

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