To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what recent assessment he has made of the effect of changes to working-age benefits on household income.
The Department regularly produces assessments and analysis of the impacts of new policies, which can be found at the Department's website, and keeps these up to date if impacts change.
The Government regularly produce analysis of the cumulative impact of all coalition changes, including working-age benefits, on households across the income distribution. This information is published at every Budget and other major fiscal events, in the interests of transparency. The most recent update was published with the spending round 2013 on
The publication of cumulative impacts is a coalition initiative and was not produced by the previous Administration.