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HB Anorak
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Gov.uk info on UC says first child born before 6/4/17 still attracts the higher rate:
https://www.gov.uk/universal-credit/what-youll-get.
The Reg 36 table on legislation.gov.uk still shows a higher first child rate

But as far as I can see s14 of the WR&W Act has commenced with no frills and no transitional arrangements by virtue of Reg 4 of SI 2017/111.  It simply deletes that row of the table doesn’t it?  It leaves room for the Secretary of State to prescribe exemptions in regulations ... but where are they?

     
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Can answer my own question: in a new Reg 43 of the UC Transitional Provisions Regs, added by SI 2017/376.  Well obviously they wouldn’t put it in the s14 commencement order, that would show a complete lack of imagination.