Under Universal Credit more than 100,000 families with disabled children will be worse off. In particular, many families whose caring responsibilities prevent them from working will lose more than £1600 per year. This is because child disability payments are being cut by more than 50% for most disabled children. In fact families with disabled children are one of the groups who are most likely to be worse off.
Contact is calling on the Prime Minister to reverse cuts to child disability payments under Universal Credit. If you agree add your name to our petition here: