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Survey on UC for disabled people and people with long term health conditions

07 February 2019

The Disability Benefits Consortium (DBC) has launched a Universal Credit survey so that they can find out more about the experiences of disabled people and people with long term health conditions.

Disability Rights UK is a member of the consortium.

Universal Credit is a new benefit which is being introduced in the UK. It will replace 6 benefits including Employment and Support Allowance. It already has for most new claimants.

It will affect hundreds of thousands of disabled people across the country.

Universal Credit has been in the news a lot recently as there are concerns about how it is being rolled out and the amount of money people will receive.

Take the DBC Universal Credit Survey

If you have applied for Universal Credit or tried to apply – the DBC want to hear from you!

By adding your voice, you’ll join thousands of other disabled people and people with long-term health conditions in helping us lobby the Government and campaign for a fairer benefits system.

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The survey takes about 20 minutes to complete and the results will be anonymous. This means that your name will not appear in any reports that we produce.

If you would like the survey in an alternative format or would like to complete it over the phone please contact the DBC here

The Survey closes end of February 2019

Disability Benefits Consortium Universal Credit Survey