Universal Credit: Warrington

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 28th November 2014.

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Photo of Helen Jones Helen Jones Shadow Minister (Home Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many (a) single people, (b) couples without children and (c) couples with children in Warrington are currently in receipt of universal credit.

Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

The information you have requested is not currently available. The Department published its strategy for releasing official statistics on Universal Credit in September 2013 which can be found at:


These statistics however will be published in accordance with the relevant protocols in the Code of Practice for Official Statistics. As outlined in the strategy, officials are currently quality assuring data for Universal Credit, therefore it is not yet possible to give a definitive list of what statistics will be provided in the future.

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