Under the Universal Credit changes, the government seems to be proposing to increase the support group component:

"​c) So as part of these changes, as resources become available the government intends to raise the weekly rate of the support component from £​32.35 today in stages to around £​77"​

Found here:


under "​additions for longer durations on Universal Credit"​


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