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To David Gauke, Secretary of Work and Pensions

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Please make an exception to Universal Credit rules this December to ensure that everyone is able to receive the full payments they are eligible for this Christmas.

Why is this important?

A small admin oversight by the government will mean thousands of people will be left penniless this Christmas, without enough to pay their rent or buy food - let alone celebrate Christmas.

Due to December paydates often being different to the rest of the year thousands of people won’t have access to Universal Credit payments they are entitled to.

Please sign this emergency petition today, it could be enough to make sure the government fixes this error fast.

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