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    Universal credit rollout may be delayed again amid Tory backlash /Link

    Reports suggest major welfare change not fully operational until December 2023

    The rollout of universal credit could be delayed again while ministers assess problems that have plagued the Conservatives’ flagship welfare change, including a backlash from the party’s MPs.

    The work and pensions secretary, Esther McVey, told the House of Commons the migration of claimants on to universal credit would not start until next summer, rather than January as had been expected.

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    Published on 16 Oct 2018 at 09:08AM

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