Universal Credit: Financial Resilience

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons on 7th October 2019.

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

The hon. Gentleman will understand that it is an assessment period and no one has to wait to receive a UC payment. On migration, there will be a two-week run-on for both housing benefit and employment support benefits.