We recently restarted work to design and deliver a service for people to move to Universal Credit. The first phase is Discovery with controlled small volumes; during this phase we will work with small numbers of claimants to learn how best to ensure a smooth transition to Universal Credit and identify what support claimants need to make their claim to UC.
A variety of support is in place for those issued with migration notices, including for individuals with health conditions and disabilities. Our current support consists of:
The Department holds regular engagement sessions with a broad range of external stakeholders, including in the health and disability sector. As we progress through the discovery phase, we are keen to understand what additional support is required for people to make their claim to UC.