Covid: Universal credit £20 top up to be phased outon July 7, 2021 at 10:31 am

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The £20-a-week boost – brought in to help with Covid – will be adjusted from this autumn, a minister says.

Sir Iain Duncan Smith, one of the signatories to the letter, said: “A failure to act would mean not grasping this opportunity to invest in a future with more work and less poverty and would damage living standards, health and opportunities for some of the families that need our support most as we emerge from the pandemic.”

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