The new Universal Credit Scottish choices were made available from 4 October 2017 to people living in Scotland making a new Universal Credit claim in full service areas.
From 31 January 2018 the Universal Credit Scottish choices will also be available to people who:
o were already receiving UC in a full service area prior to 4 October 2017; and
o transfer from a live to full service area after 31 January 2018.
The choices are:
o be paid monthly or twice monthly; and
o have the relevant housing costs in the Universal Credit award paid to themselves or to their landlord.