Universal Credit

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 13th September 2013.

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Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions whether arrears will be deducted directly from a recipient of Universal Credit with rent arrears which triggers a transfer to managed payments.

Photo of Steve Webb Steve Webb The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

In cases that are converted to managed payment of rent as a result of the rent arrears trigger, arrears will be deducted from the UC award.

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