Welfare reform

Changes to claims for Pension Credit and Housing Benefit →

From 15th May 2019, mixed age couples will no longer be able to choose whether they claim Universal Credit or Pension Credit or pension age Housing Benefit. Both parties of a couple will have to reach the Pension Credit qualifying age before they can be entitled to Pension Credit and/or pension age Housing Benefit - see our briefing note to find out more.

More in this section

Displaying 1 to 1 of 1
A-Z

Rate the information on this page

green smiley (good) orange smiley (average) red smiley (poor)

© Wigan Council