The Punitive Impact of UC on the Life Chances of Single Parents with Children Under 5
Up until 2008 single parents with children under 16 were not required to work. However, after 2008 the limit was gradually lowered, to 12 and then 7 under the Labour government, 5 under the Coalition government, and lowered even further to those with children over 3 years old under Universal Credit introduced by the present government. WBG member Sue Cohen blog looks at the effect that this has had on single parents. Read the full blog here.