Managed migration pilot

The DWP suspended the ‘Move to Universal Credit’ without the need for legislation in the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Legislation relating to this issue has not yet been added to universalcredit info.

Further explanation of the policy change in response to the COVID-19 outbreak is provided in DWP communications with stakeholders.

Letter from Universal Credit Engagement Team

​‘Move to Universal Credit’ pilot in Harrogate suspended

DWP says that it will not engage with any new claimants, and any migration notices issued to claimants who have not yet moved to universal credit have been withdrawn.

We’re not aware of any case law relating to this issue.