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Universal Credit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 22nd October 2018.

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Photo of Stuart McDonald Stuart McDonald Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Immigration, Asylum and Border Control)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what her Department's target time is for processing applications for alternative payment arrangements under universal credit.

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

DWP have no targets for processing applications for Alternative Payment Arrangements (APA). All APA cases are dealt with urgently and are considered on a case by case basis by dedicated teams.

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