Universal Credit: Disability

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 11th January 2019.

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Photo of Marsha de Cordova Marsha de Cordova Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in receipt of the severe disability premium under the legacy social security system were moved onto universal credit in (a) 2017 and (b) 2018.

Photo of Marsha de Cordova Marsha de Cordova Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the written statement of 7 June 2018 on Universal Credit, HCWS745, how many people in receipt of the severe disability premium have been naturally migrated onto universal credit since 7 June 2018.

Photo of Sarah Newton Sarah Newton The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

This information is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.

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