Department for Work and Pensions

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:23 pm on 2nd July 2019.

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Photo of Alex Burghart Alex Burghart Conservative, Brentwood and Ongar 3:23 pm, 2nd July 2019

I do not believe that it is correct to say that the Government are taking money out of universal credit. I am sure the hon. Gentleman remembers the previous Budget when a considerable amount of additional money was put into universal credit. I think that he is, perhaps, slightly out of date on that score.