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Universal Credit (UC) - Which benefits will Universal Credit (UC) replace?

Find out more about Universal Credit.

Which benefits will Universal Credit (UC) replace?

Universal Credit will replace:

Which benefits will remain alongside Universal Credit?

Universal Credit will not replace the following benefits, these will remain alongside Universal Credit:

Contributory Benefits

o contributory Jobseeker’s Allowance
o contributory Employment Support Allowance
o Bereavement benefits
o Maternity Allowance

Statutory Benefits

o Statutory Sick Pay
o Statutory Maternity Pay
o Statutory Paternity Pay
o Statutory Adoption Pay

As some people will be entitled to both contributory benefit and Universal Credit, contributory benefits will be administered using the same systems.

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