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People worried about £20 Universal Credit cut should work more, says minister

People worried about £20 Universal Credit cut should work more, says minister
She also said the nation is “seeing record numbers of vacancies”

p We have more newsletters Show me See ourprivacy notice People who lose £20 a week from their Universal Credit payments under Government plans could work extra hours to make up for the cut, Work and Pensions Secretary Therese Coffey has suggested.Ms Coffey told BBC Breakfast: “I’m conscious that £20 a week is about two hours’ extra work every week – we will be seeing what we can do to help people perhaps secure those extra hours, but ideally also to make sure they’re also in a place to get better paid jobs as well.Follow Wales Online More On News all Most Read Most Recent Most Read Most RecentNews People worried about £20 Universal Credit cut should work more, says minister She also said the nation is “seeing record numbers of vacancies” Video Loading Invalid Email Something went wrong, please try again later.

” She also said the nation is “seeing record numbers of vacancies”.The increase will be phased out from the end of the month, based on individual claimants’ payment dates.

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