‘A disaster waiting to happen.‘
That’s the conclusion of new analysis of over 50,000 cases where Citizens Advice helped people with debt problems.
The unhappy truth is that UC is actually pushing people further into debt.
Citizens Advice research with UC clients and a survey of advisers shows the main issues causing or making worse claimants’ debt problems:
In Reigate & Banstead our evidence supports these findings although the new benefit has yet to be fully introduced here.
Full details of the national research here.