Consultation on the Universal Credit

The Department for Education are consulting on the proposed approach to the following passported benefits under Universal Credit:

  • free school meals eligibility for pupils in primary and secondary education and students in further education; and
  • the early years pupil premium.

More information on the consultation on eligibility for free school meals and the early years pupil premium under Universal Credit.

Responses to the consultation need to be made by 11 January 2018.