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SSAC published its independent report on these regulations, and the government’s response on 11 June 2015 – The Universal Credit (Waiting Days) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015 No. 1362): SSAC report.
This is a consultation on the government’s proposal that certain Universal Credit claimants must wait 7 days before they are entitled to benefit. The government proposes to introduce these measures from 27 April 2015.
SSAC would like to hear from any organisation or individual who has comments and possible evidence relating to these proposals.
The press release has more information about the consultation.