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“I have given you an explanation on your Universal Credit payment, unfortunately it is not for me to comment or discuss your question on how you are to survive”
This was the response my client Sarah* received when she asked her Universal Credit case manager how she, her partner and 2 children were supposed to live on £73 for the entire month. Sarah had been hit by the benefit cap, a policy which has been in place since April 2013 and according to Child Poverty Action Group is now having a devastating impact on up to 250 000 households.
Advice and beyond: the wider support Z2K is providing to people during Covid-19
Z2K has been working hard to help those in need during this pandemic. Not only are we giving advice around welfare benefits and housing remotely, but we’re also going further to respond to the changing needs of the people we support during this uncertain time.