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Universal credit rise?

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november90 Wed 25-Mar-20 07:53:48

The government advised that the standard allowance will go up by £1000 per year. Will this reflect in our early April payment or after the full month of April? I've searched online but can't seem to find any clarity!

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Babyroobs Tue 31-Mar-20 23:35:30

from may payments I thin.

AnotherEmma Tue 31-Mar-20 23:39:34

The increase is from 6th April so I think for anyone with payments due on 1-5 April, they will get their usual amounts, and for people with payments due on or after 6 April, they will hopefully get some increase, but I suspect it will pro rata'd so you would get the lower rate up to 5 April and the higher rate from 6 April, ie if paid on/around 20 April you would only get about half the increase for that month. Then you would get the full increase next month ie May.

I am just making an educated guess btw based on what would seem logical.

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