Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 1st July 2020.

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Photo of Kirsten Oswald Kirsten Oswald Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Northern Ireland), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Wales), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Work, Pensions and Inclusion)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans she has to extend suspension of benefits deductions for the recovery of (a) Universal Credit and legacy benefit overpayments, (b) Social Fund loans and (c) Tax Credit debts beyond 2 July 2020.

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

Holding answer received on 25 June 2020

We are currently in the process of reviewing this measure, and will confirm next steps as soon as possible.

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