Universal Credit roll-out in Scotland

06 October 2017

Recipients of Universal Credit in Scotland will be offered two new ways to help them manage their money.

From 4 October, people in Scotland making new claims in full service Universal Credit areas have the choice of changing the frequency of their payments from once to twice monthly, and to have the housing cost element of their Universal Credit paid directly to their landlord.

These choices are being delivered by the Department for Work and Pensions on behalf of the Scottish Government.

Full service claimants are those who both make and maintain their claim online

Read more from the Scottish Government.