Universal Credit, which is administered by the Department for Work & Pensions, is a new simpler, single monthly payment for people in or out of work, which will eventually join together some of the benefits and tax credits that you might be getting now. Universal Credit will replace:
Universal Credit is being gradually introduced across the country and is being introduced in the Fareham borough from 28 March 2016
Universal Credit does not include help to pay your council tax. You will still need to claim Council Tax Support with Fareham Council's Benefit Section.