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Universal credit reduction advise. My partner works away a lot- is there anything we can do?

Deman2k
Deman2k Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited November 2021 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi I receive UC due to disabilities. 

During the summer months my partner works away from home, and she can be away for 5 or 6 months.

While she's working our benefit is reduced, which I understand, however I think we're getting penalised to harshly, as our costs drastically increase as we technically live at two different addresses (only while she works). So we pay 2 lots of rent, food and bills.

I realise this is a bizarre situation, but is there anything that we can do, may be request a tax rebate on her pay check to help with lessening the additional living costs? 

Thanks. 

Deman

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