Department for Work and Pensions Estate

Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 2 February 2017.

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Photo of Caroline Nokes Caroline Nokes The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 12:00, 2 February 2017

The roll-out of universal credit is increasing apace, and, from September, we expect it to roll out to 43 jobcentres every single month. My right hon. Friend is right to point out that work coaches are a crucial part of getting people back into work. As part of the service reconfiguration, we are working to ensure that individual claimants can maintain the relationship with their work coaches.