Universal Credit: South Wales

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 15th November 2018.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Gerald Jones Gerald Jones Shadow Minister (Defence)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many benefit claimants have been migrated to universal credit since June 2018 in (a) the Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council area and (b) the South Wales Region; and what percentage of benefit claimants have been migrated to universal credit since June 2018 in (i) the Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council area and (ii) the South Wales Region.

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

We are not, currently, migrating any claimants from legacy benefits to Universal Credit. Claimants only move from existing benefits to Universal Credit through natural migration when they experience a significant change in their circumstances that triggers a new claim to benefit

We do not hold data on the number of claimants that have naturally migrated to Universal Credit.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No2 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.