People's 💸 Money + debt experiences
Lexie G
27 July 2021
The removal of the £20 uplift will mean I will have to chose between heating my home and myself and my husband eating. The removal of £20 may not seem a lot to people in government who see it as pocket change but to us as a family it really does mean choosing between heating and eating...
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Georgie O
26 March 2021
Hi, what about the new budget ideas of extending the 20-pound uplift one over six months is? But dubious is we're getting out of pay money that you kind of owe people had a five-year sort of benefit freeze unless you can argue about quite a lot of help during covid and many people haven't which is something that needs to be addressed...
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Lois N
05 March 2021
hi, I'm I felt I couldn't even really watch it fully because There's just so little focus on what really needs to change. And there's no really uplift to services that support us in lower income brackets and those of us in particular with children with additional needs...
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Teddy W
28 January 2021
I haven't found a big big impact from the 20-pound uplift because when I was moved from working tax credits to Universal credits, May Encompass more or less stayed the same so that level of support hasn´t went up a great mind considering I'm getting help but my rent except when I and however to take that will depart away is the difference between hitting the house or not...
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Paige E
25 January 2021
Hi, I seldom just are recording this week from answer. I have been receiving the 20-point uplift on Universal Credit definitely has made a big difference to me...
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Dorothy T
24 November 2020
I pay back 20 pint 24 rent arrears. I also pay back 15-pound protect credit over repair overpayment...
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Meg T
08 November 2020
Hello that I have one school-age child at home now. So I received 21 pounds and five pence per week for him whether it's enough that is debatable because I think all children are worth the same value in terms of child benefit...
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Meg T
08 November 2020
Hello, I have one school-age child at home now and I received 21 pounds of five pence per week for him. Whether it's enough that's debatable...
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Teddy W
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...
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Florrie N
27 July 2021
My daughter is now 21 and at University but when she was at school , she got free school meals. They were a lifeline and we really struggled in the school holidays without them...
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