The Guardian

The Guardian 6 Apr 2020

Coronavirus social crisis: 'I can't live on universal credit'


The coronavirus outbreak is not just a public health crisis, it's a social crisis. Owen Jones speaks to three self-employed people who have lost their livelihoods almost overnight and have turned to the universal credit system. How are they coping during the lockdown? And can they survive on government support?

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