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Universal Credit

House of Lords written question – answered on 10th July 2013.

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Photo of Lord German Lord German Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, following the recent announcement on the Spending Round 2013, which elements of Universal Credit will be subject to the seven-day wait before a claimant becomes eligible for financial support.

Photo of Lord Freud Lord Freud The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The waiting period will be applied to the whole Universal Credit award but will only be introduced for claimants who we expect to work and who have full work-related requirements.

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