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Change the way student income is calculated under universal credit
background
Currently student income is deducted pound for pound from a universal credit claim. This means many single parent students are expected to live off of their student loans apart from 3 months over the summer where universal credit will be paid. This system is pushing families below the poverty line.
additional details
Universal credit deduct student income pound for pound unlike the tax credits system which discounted student loans. Student loans are counted as income wether they have been taken out by the student or not A bank loan is not counted as an income so why should a student loan beThe universal credit system is disadvantaging single parents from entering higher education. Single parents are up to £300 a month worse off under the universal credit system.
created at
2019-08-31T05:19:11.525000+00:00
updated at
2019-11-06T00:01:20.871000+00:00
closed at
2019-11-06T00:01:00.000000+00:00
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