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House of Commons Commission: Universal Credit

House of Commons Commission written question – answered on 30th October 2018.

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Photo of Chris Stephens Chris Stephens Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Fair Work and Employment)

To ask the right hon. Member for Carshalton and Wallington, representing the House of Commons Commission, what estimate he has made of the (a) number and (b) proportion of staff employed in the House of Commons that are in receipt of universal credit; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

As universal credit is paid directly to claimants, no data is held on the number or proportion of staff employed by the House of Commons who are in receipt of it.

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