Charities say more people across Dundee are struggling to pay their rent or mortgages.
Christmas can be a stressful time for most people – but those living on Universal Credit are facing extra financial strain at this time of year, it has been claimed.
The number of people in Dundee who claim work–related benefits is starting to stabilise following the rollout of Universal Credit (UC).
Universal Credit problems are driving an increase in the number of emergency parcels handed out at food banks in Dundee, a charity has claimed.
More people in Dundee have been plunged into poverty since Universal Credit was rolled-out, according to a local charity.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is the UK Government body responsible for administering Universal Credit (UC).
Delays in Universal Credit payments blamed for surge in demand for foodbanks in Dundee and local area
More people than ever are being forced to turn to foodbanks due to delays in receiving their Universal Credit payments.
Dundee has a key role to play in the future of Scotland’s benefits system, the government’s social security convener has said.
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Thousands of people in Tayside and Fife are claiming benefits despite having jobs.
The number of hard-pressed Dundonians who have had to seek emergency help from the council has increased more than tenfold since controversial benefit changes were introduced.
Social rent arrears run up by Dundee council tenants on Universal Credit have doubled since the start of the year, new figures show.
Dundee’s two MPs have called on the roll-out of Universal Credit to be stopped after research found foodbank use has rocketed in areas where the new benefit has been introduced.
Foodbank use in Dundee still remains high — despite fewer parcels being handed out in the last year, according to the local manager.
Hundreds of tenants have been evicted from council homes in Dundee after struggling to keep up with rent payments.
Claims for unemployment benefits in Dundee are on the rise amid the continuing rollout of Universal Credit, new figures show.
The number of people on employment benefits in Dundee has risen amid the continued rollout of Universal Credit — but is falling in the long-term.
Council tenants who receive Universal Credit owe £200 more in rent than those who do not, new figures show.
Campaigners are calling for answers after clients of Dundee’s job centre were revealed as the most sanctioned in Scotland.
Dundee City Council is bracing itself for a major increase in demand for crisis grants following the roll-out of Universal Credit.