Universal Credit has been designed to cause destitution, homelessness, illness and death.
Massive cuts to necessary benefit payments, endless delays to payments and automated spurious suspensions and denial of payments are inserted features of Universal Credit.
Universal Credit was never conceived as an attempt to simplify benefit payments. That claim was always just a lie.
It was never intended to save tax payers money. Any reductions in total payments to all claimants have been offset by money handed to privateer vultures who administer Universal Credit and also by the millions spent by the government on legal cases fighting challenges to the implementation of it.
Universal credit is merely the name attached to a policy of destroying the vital welfare safety net so that people who are in low-paid work become absolutely terrified of losing their jobs.
A terrified employee is more easily exploited by an unscrupulous employer. Thus, poor pay…
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