Universal Credit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 19th May 2020.

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Photo of Maria Eagle Maria Eagle Labour, Garston and Halewood

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of universal credit claimants did not receive their first payment within five weeks in the latest period for which data is available.

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

The latest available information on Universal Credit payment timeliness is published and can be found at: https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/

Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:


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