Universal Credit - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 12:30 pm on 13th July 2021.

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Photo of Baroness Primarolo Baroness Primarolo Labour 12:30 pm, 13th July 2021

Will the Minister please explain how cutting £20 per week from universal credit for 6 million of the poorest households, many of whom are already in work, and pushing below the poverty line another 420,000 children who will therefore go hungry, can possibly be delivering on the Prime Minister’s promise of “levelling up” our communities?