Universal Credit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 3rd December 2018.

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Photo of Jeff Smith Jeff Smith Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what fiscal steps his Department has put in place to ensure the timely payment of universal credit for families with children born during the assessment period.

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

For the purpose of the Universal Credit award calculation, we treat reported changes, including children born during the assessment period, as if they occurred at the start of the relevant assessment period so this is already in place.

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