Key ﬁndings show that under universal credit:
- A single parent earning the minimum wage couldn’t expect to see their disposable income increase by much once they start working more than ten hours a week
- A single parent earning a median salary may actually be worse off working full-time hours than part-time, undermining the Government’s pledge to make work pay. This has been made worse by the failure to increase the cap on reimbursable childcare costs at a time when these costs have been rising rapidly.
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