Universal Credit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 4th September 2018.

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Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Labour, East Ham

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of how much lower spending from the public purse on universal credit would have been in 2018-19 in the event that the waiting time for payment of benefit had not been reduced from six weeks to five.

Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Labour, East Ham

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of what the spend from the public purse on Universal Credit benefit payments will be in 2018-19.

Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I provided on 19 July 2018 to Questions 164254 and 164255

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