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Universal Credit in 13 more jobcentres in Scotland, the Midlands and London

Today 13 more jobcentres start offering Universal Credit – the new benefit that means you are better off in work.


This morning all new single claimants applying for unemployment benefits at these jobcentres will start claiming Universal Credit:

  • Cambuslang
  • East Kilbride
  • Hamilton
  • Lanark
  • Rutherglen
  • Worcester
  • Leamington Spa
  • Rushden
  • Newark
  • Mansfield Hill House
  • Harrow
  • Braintree
  • Witham

Are you ready to claim Universal Credit? It’s the new benefit that makes it easier to take up a wider range of jobs and get back to work quickly.

How Universal Credit can help you into work

Universal Credit will eventually replace 6 existing benefits:

  • Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credits
  • Housing Benefit

See the list of jobcentre areas where you can claim Universal Credit.

Published 5 October 2015