Equality News Update: The National: Scotland faces ‘crisis’ of in-work poverty if Universal Credit cut, charity says

More than 30% of Universal Credit claimants seeking advice are in-work according to Citizens Advice Scotland - with the fear that if the ¬£20-per-week increase to Universal Credit is not made permanent, there will be a crisis of Scottish Households living in-work poverty.   Read more here: https://www.thenational.scot/news/18983737.scotland-faces-crisis-in-work-poverty-universal-credit-cut-charity-says/ #EqNews #LocalServices #COVID-19 #In-workPoverty #UniversalCredit