PIP rates: Does PIP affect Universal Credit?


    The amount of Universal Credit you can get has also gone up due to the coronavirus crisis.

    This means that for a single Universal Credit claimant, aged 25 and over, the standard allowance has increased from £317.82 to £409.89 per month.

    If you are single and under 25, you will now receive £342.72 per month, up from £251.77.

    If you and your partner are joint claimants who are both under 25, you will now get £488.59, instead of £395.20.

    Or, if you are over 25, you and your partner will receive £594.04, up from £498.89.


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