Universal Credit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 7th October 2019.

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Photo of Heidi Allen Heidi Allen Independent, South Cambridgeshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of universal credit payments were subject to a deduction for child maintenance arrears.

Photo of Will Quince Will Quince The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

For eligible Universal Credit claims with a payment due in May 2019 (the latest month of available data) 0.6% [11,000 claims] had a deduction for child maintenance arrears.


- Number of claims rounded to nearest 1000.

- Percentage rounded to nearest 0.1%

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