Advising Communities carried out research on the impact of full roll-out of Universal Credit in Lambeth and Southwark. This research involved interviews and surveys with 143 claimants and 72 local agencies affected by the introduction of UC. This was enabled through joint funding by United St Saviours Charity and Walcot Foundation.
The research concludes that:
This Research was launched on 23 January at a Roundtable event which involved Lambeth and Southwark Councillors and staff, funders, local advice agencies and Neil Coyle MP (and member of Work and Pensions Committee). This research will be submitted to the Work and Pensions Committee as part of their ongoing review of UC.