Universal Credit: Managed Migration

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:51 pm on 8th January 2019.

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Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions 12:51 pm, 8th January 2019

I thank my right hon. and learned Friend for his support. We have always said there will be a test phase, and that is what we will have. He is absolutely right to highlight that the introduction of tax credits was not a success, whatever Opposition Members may say. It is absolutely right that we listen and learn, and that is precisely what we will do as we go through the test phase.