DWP has provided details of Universal Credit roll out

The DWP has confirmed the details of the areas to which universal credit will roll-out between September 2015 and April 2016. The publication of SI.No.1537/2015, provides the legislative base for the further roll-out of the new benefit in respect of new claims from single people, the DWP has confirmed ‘go live’ dates in local authority areas across Wales as follows –

21st September 2015: Anglesey / Merthyr Tydfil / Monmouthshire

26th October 2015: Blaenau Gwent / Carmarthenshire / Gwynedd / Powys.

9th November 2015: Ceredigion / Pembrokeshire

30th November 2015: Cardiff

22nd February 2016: Vale of Glamorgan

21st March 2016: Rhondda Cynon Taf



Details of job centres and when role out will occur can be found here On this interactive map, just type in your post code to find details.


For more information see Universal credit national expansion: Tranches three and four and Universal credit: Index of relevant districts from gov uk


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