Universal Credit – accelerated roll out – details of tranche 3 and 4

Universal Credit – accelerated roll out – details of tranche 3 and 4

The Department of Work and Pensions has now written to councils in England and Wales with the complete list, based on the latest planning assumptions, of Tranche Three and Four local authorities and Jobcentre areas, alongside lists of Tranches One and Two.

The accelerated roll out of Universal Credit from February 2015 – February 2016 is for 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.

Letter to local authorities Chief Executives in England (PDF, 2 pages, 138KB)

Letter to local authorities Chief Executives in Wales (PDF, 2 pages, 140KB)

Complete list of councils in tranches one and two in England (PDF, 10 pages, 113KB)

Complete list of councils in tranches one and two in Wales (PDF, 9 pages, 294KB)

Complete list of councils in tranches three and four in England (PDF, 15 pages, 126KB)

Complete list of councils in tranches three and four in Wales (PDF, 13 pages, 271KB)

A complete set of tranches of national expansion - on .gov.uk

The latest position on future planning arrangements for councils has been outlined in a recent letter from the Director General of the UC programme:
Neil Couling letter, 14 December 2014  (Word doc, 2 pages, 80KB)


15 December 2015