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Universal Credit: changes to limited capability for work payments

This guide explains changes to Universal Credit limited capability for work payments from 3 April 2017.

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This guide explains changes to limited capability for work payments in Universal Credit from 3 April 2017.

It describes how the change affects claimants who make a claim to Universal Credit on, or after, 3 April 2017 because they have a:

  • disability
  • illness
  • health condition

Existing Universal Credit claimants will not be affected.

Published 8 March 2017
Last updated 29 November 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated guide with new 0800 freephone numbers for Universal Credit.
  2. Clarified information in 'Changes to limited capability for work payments in Universal Credit'.
  3. First published.