Universal Credit: Court of Appeal Judgment - Commons Urgent Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:31 pm on 29th June 2020.

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Photo of Lord Balfe Lord Balfe Conservative 2:31 pm, 29th June 2020

My Lords, people made severe criticism of the digital system of universal credit when it was introduced, but it seems that this design has enabled it to support an unprecedented number of people in recent months—the huge increase the Minister referred to. Would she agree that we could not possibly have done this without the digital changes made by this Government?