Teddy W on 27 July 2021

I joined Universal Credit in August 2020 so even though I'm aware the £20 extra is in there to me this is my normal support. I worry about the future when I'm looking to another long hard cold winter with £20 a week less to live on. It stresses me and creates anxiety when I think about how I will manage. I'm fairly good with my money, I make it last, I never have a penny left once everything essential is paid. Taking this £20 away from myself and my child could mean I can't afford to pay the extra for my rent driving me into rent arrears or I won't be able to pay for oil to heat our home.

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