Universal Credit

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:07 pm on 17th October 2018.

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Photo of Neil Coyle Neil Coyle Labour, Bermondsey and Old Southwark 1:07 pm, 17th October 2018

The Secretary of State is making her usual robust case and claims that the system has improved. Why is it, then, that the Department acknowledges that thousands of landlords, especially private sector landlords, will never be part of the landlord portal; that the Government have had to exempt supported housing fully from universal credit; that 300,000 people will get late payments this year, according to the Department; and that underpayments and overpayments are increasing under universal credit to levels not seen with the legacy benefits?