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Need-to-know: New FSM eligibility criteria brings in earnings threshold for Universal Credit claimants

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From 1 April 2018, the revised criteria for FSM eligibility introduce a £7,400 earnings threshold for parents in receipt of Universal Credit. New DfE guidance gives details of this and the protection arrangements to support those who would otherwise lose eligibility following the change.

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