Universal credit

Benefits not included in Universal Credit

The following benefits currently remain outside of Universal Credit and will not be affected by the changes:

  • council tax support
  • carer's allowance
  • contribution-based jobseeker's allowance and employment and support allowance
  • disability living allowance / personal independence payment (PIP)
  • child benefit
  • social fund
  • statutory sick pay
  • statutory maternity pay
  • maternity allowance
  • industrial injuries disablement allowance
  • bereavement benefits