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Universal Credit in 15 more jobcentres in Sussex, Scotland, Kent and the East Midlands

Today (12 October 2015) 15 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:

  • Worthing
  • Littlehampton
  • Bognor Regis
  • Chichester
  • Tonbridge
  • Chatham
  • Ramsgate
  • Margate
  • Tunbridge Wells
  • Ayr
  • Girvan
  • Port Glasgow
  • Greenock
  • Kidderminster
  • Evesham

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 12 October 2015