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Universal Credit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 11th December 2017.

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Photo of Stephanie Peacock Stephanie Peacock Labour, Barnsley East

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will place in the Library a copy of the version of the Universal Credit transition rollout schedule published on his Department's website on 16 October 2017 which was subsequently removed.

Photo of Stephanie Peacock Stephanie Peacock Labour, Barnsley East

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to his Oral Statement of 23 November 2017, Official Report column 1201, on Universal Credit, if he will list the Job Centre Plus in which the date for full-service Universal Credit was delayed in the revised roll-out plan compared with the previous roll-out transition plan.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

In general, most implementation dates for Jobcentres changed by approximately three months. Barnsley went live with the Universal Credit Full Service in July 2017.

The full rollout schedule was published in July 2017 and its available at the following link:

http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2017-07-10/3962/

We published an updated schedule following the announcements in the Oral Statement on 23 November, here:

http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2017-11-15/113178/

The transition schedule published to Gov.uk on 16 October is attached.

UC Rollout Schedule (PDF Document, 282.4 KB)

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