Universal Credit monthly allowance is more than House of Lords daily allowance – for nowThis was correct until April 2020, when the rate was set to rise to £323.22. The new daily allowance for peers in the House of Lords is £323. A post on Facebook with over 1,000 shares has claimed the following:“The new *daily* allowance for peers in the House of Lords is £323. The standard monthly allowance of Universal Credit for a single person over the age of 25 was £317.82. This means that, if it was not for Covid-19, the maximum daily allowance for peers would have been the same as the monthly Universal Credit allowance for a single person over 25.