Universal Credit: Court of Appeal Judgment

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 10:31 am on 25th June 2020.

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Photo of Ben Spencer Ben Spencer Conservative, Runnymede and Weybridge 10:31 am, 25th June 2020

I thank the Minister for his answers today. It is important to reflect on the fact that the computer system has been able to deal with an unprecedented crisis in terms of people claiming UC, which the legacy benefits system just would not have been able to cope with, but with automation comes inflexibility. Could he say whether this is a case of “computer says no” or “computer says not yet”?