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Universal Credit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 14th December 2017.

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Photo of Clive Lewis Clive Lewis Labour, Norwich South

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many Alternative Payment Arrangements have been agreed by (a) constituent part of the UK, (b) English region and (c) parliamentary constituency to date; and how many of those arrangements relate to universal credit payments being made to claimants fortnightly as opposed to the monthly in arrears standard.

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

The information is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

Such information that is available for managed payments to landlords can be found in the Universal Credit statistics published here:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/

Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:

https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html

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