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Walkingdead11 Sun 15-Oct-17 10:52:58

Not sure if this is right place? I work part time, am a single parent with 2 dc's. I currently get working tax credit, child tax credit and housing benefit. I am terrifed about universal credit and am wondering what I can do to protect my situation. Looking for advice from others in similiar situation.

chipscheeseandcurrysauce Thu 26-Oct-17 19:18:50

What about it?

Babyroobs Fri 27-Oct-17 22:45:58

Theres no point worrying about it yet. There could be a couple of years before you are switched over. The main problem is the six week wait for the first payment but the government are talking of reducing it now. As a single parent you may be expected to look for more hours dependiing on the age of your youngest and how many hours you work.

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