HMJ: Analysis warns UC cut will widen health inequalities

By Laura Sharman | 14 September 2021

The planned cut to the Universal Credit uplift will hit areas with the worst health the hardest, analysis by a charity has warned.

The Health Foundation said the cut to the £20 uplift will widen existing health and wellbeing inequalities, as it will have the greatest impact on those who already suffer the worst health.

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