COSLA RESPONSE TO MEDIA ENQUIRY ON UNIVERSAL CREDIT

"The COSLA position, as articulated to DWP via a letter from David O'Neill back in March, (following Council Leaders endorsement) is that in light of the impacts emerging that the government should abandon the first week when no payment is due (waiting days), and suggested a longer pause in rollout, before the accelerated program due to commence after the summer kicks in, at least until DWP can report on effective actions and improvements to the service."

 

Article published: 
Mon, 10/07/2017 - 16:00