Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 15th July 2020.

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Photo of Tan Dhesi Tan Dhesi Shadow Minister (Transport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make an assessment of the potential merits of extending the temporary absence period in which benefits can be paid in relation to claimants of (a) universal credit and (b) housing benefit that have been stranded overseas as a result of the covid-19 pandemic.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

I refer the Rt. Hon. Member to the answer given to question UIN 45162.

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