End of Universal Credit Uplift

Part of Work and Pensions – in the House of Commons on 13th December 2021.

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Photo of Helen Hayes Helen Hayes Shadow Minister (Education)

Many of my constituents have caring responsibilities and can only work part time, often at low wages. Does the Secretary of State recognise that families in this situation will generally lose more from the £20 a week cut to the standard allowance than they could ever hope to gain from the reduced taper? What does she have to say to those families?