Universal Credit: Joint Claimants

Part of Women and Equalities – in the House of Commons on 25th April 2019.

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Photo of Guy Opperman Guy Opperman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Split payments are available on request. No information is needed to get a split payment. However, 60% of payments are already paid into a woman’s bank account. As I outlined to my hon. Friend Vicky Ford, main carer recipient work is being done to ensure that this is done on a practical basis.