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Universal Credit: Females

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

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Photo of Sharon Hodgson Sharon Hodgson Shadow Minister (Public Health)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment the Government has made of the effect of the roll-out of universal credit on women.

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

Universal Credit treats all individuals equally, irrespective of gender. It provides one-to-one support and incentives to help claimants to progress in work.

The latest Office for National Statistics labour market statistics show a near record high rate for women in employment.

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