The full Universal Credit service has now gone live in many of our local authority areas including:  Maidenhead, Slough and Wokingham.

What is Universal Credit?

Universal Credit is a new benefit to support you if you’re working and on a low income or you’re out of work.

It is a single monthly payment and replaces 6 benefits:- 

  • Housing benefit
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Income support
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance


When is it live in my area?

Local Authority Area

Revised date for roll out of Full Service


December 2017


April 2018

South Bucks

April 2018


May 2018

Basingstoke & Deane

May 2018

Aylesbury Vale

September 2018


September 2018


To find out more, please visit the Universal Credit page of our website here. Or visit, and

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