March 2015 Universal Credit Rollout to Single Claimants


Following the roll out of Universal Credit in the north-west of England, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has provided details of the first and second rounds of national expansion to local authorities and jobcentre areas.

Universal Credit will roll out to new claims from single people, who would otherwise have been eligible for Jobseeker’s Allowance, including those with existing Housing Benefit and Working Tax Credit claims.

The list below gives the go live dates for rounds One and Two for London areas which will begin to deliver Universal Credit between February and July 2015.

City Tower JCP (including Tower Hamlets         2nd March

Barking & Dagenham                                         13th July        

Barnet, Edgware, Hendon, Finchley                   2nd March

Basildon                                                             16th March

Brent                                                                    2nd March

Ealing                                                                   13th July

Enfield                                                                  13th July        

Hammersmith & Fulham                                      16th February

Hounslow                                                              27th April

Wandsworth                                                         27th April

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