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Abruptly ending Universal Credit uplift is ‘remarkable’

4 March 2021

Visiting Professor and director of the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) Paul Johnson (UCL Economics) says that the decision to abruptly end a £20 a week increase in Universal Credit payments is “remarkable” and will be a cliff-edge for many poorer families.

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