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Universal Credit readiness and response

Decision Maker: Neighbourhoods, Inclusion, Communities & Equalities Committee, Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report will provide information about the rollout of Universal Credit in Brighton and Hove and how the council is preparing for this.


 (1) That the Committee endorses and comments on the activities within and across services in preparation for the phased rollout of extended UC beginning in October 2017; and


            (2) That Members familiarise themselves with the issues related to UC, either through the newsletter attached in Appendix 1, or that they consider attending UC training provided by the council’s Welfare Rights team. Also that this training be made available to schools and other relevant services.

Report author: John Francis

Publication date: 27/10/2017

Date of decision: 09/10/2017

Decided at meeting: 09/10/2017 - Neighbourhoods, Inclusion, Communities & Equalities Committee

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