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Government data shows £20 uplift is likely to have protected people on Universal Credit from food insecurity
A survey just published from the Department of Work and Pensions finds that levels of food insecurity in households in receipt of Universal Credit were 37% lower when the uplift was in place compared with before the pandemic, while levels amongst those on housing benefit (which captures many people on legacy benefits that weren’t eligible for the uplift) didn’t change substantially.
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Government Data on Food Insecurity During the Pandemic: A Data Story