Universal Credit: Transitional Support

Part of Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons on 27th January 2020.

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Photo of Janet Daby Janet Daby Labour, Lewisham East

In 2013, I set up a food bank with various community leaders, not only because of the poverty and deprivation that existed, but because, at that time, there was the impending prospect of universal credit. Do the Government see food banks as a long-lasting feature for those of our population who happen to be dependent on universal credit?