Single mums challenge UC working allowance disaster

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Dear friends, please attend court to show your support:

Tues 27 November 2018, from 10.30am:  go into Court 1 to support the claimants.   High Court, Strand, London WC2A 2LL

Continues Wednesday,  check court listing here

Single mums are in court to challenge the government over the Universal Credit (UC) payment system which is inflexible and doesn’t reflect reality.  The rigid UC ‘assessment period’ causes wildly fluctuating benefit and debt.  Part-time dinner lady Danielle Johnson from Keighley,  West Yorkshire,  is paid on the last working day of the month.  But her monthly UC assessment periods are rigid – running from the last day of each month, meaning that if she is paid before the last day of the month,  because payment falls on a weekend or non-banking day,  she is assessed as having been paid twice that month,  and not at all the next month (so she could be subject to…

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