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Universal Credit: Flexible Support Fund

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 14th March 2016.

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Photo of Owen Smith Owen Smith Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans his Department has to use the flexible support fund to ensure that no current claimants of universal credit are made worse off as a result of changes to the work allowance.

Photo of Owen Smith Owen Smith Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance his Department has issued to work coaches on the use of the flexible support fund to ensure current claimants of universal credit are not made worse off as a result of changes to the work allowance.

Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)

I refer the Hon. Member to the answer I gave on 11/3/2016 to UIN30180.

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