Universal Credit: Rishi Sunak warned Britons face ‘financial turmoil’ if £20 increase cut

Universal Credit: Rishi Sunak warned Britons face ‘financial turmoil’ if £20 increase cut

SEISS Grant 4: What to expect from next SEISS grant - date, amount The increase, however, was only intended to be temporary and is currently scheduled to end in just a few weeks time under current policy. Now, the Chancellor is being urged to consider the potential detrimental effects of withdrawing the uplift to Universal Credit as the pandemic continues. Citizens Advice, a network of charities offering help to Britons, has warned many are on a cliff edge when it comes to financial support. Withdrawing the £20 a week uplift to Universal Credit, the organisation has asserted, could mean financial turmoil for individuals reliant on the benefit. READ MORE: Rishi Sunak could roll-out 'disastrous' austerity measures in Budget
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