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House of Commons Library briefing on the UC assessment period and earned income

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New briefing looks at the problems working UC claimants can experience with the assessment period rules, and the implications of the January 2019 High Court judgment. Also highlights that DWP’s appeal against that decision is due to be heard by Court of Appeal on 19 May 2020 and that CPAG has been granted permission to apply for judicial review in separate but related challenge about four weekly payments and the benefit cap -

The universal credit assessment period and earned income

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The House of Commons Library has published further information on assessment periods in an ‘Insight for new Parliament’ article asking - Universal Credit: Does the monthly design work for claimants?