Universal Credit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 13th December 2021.

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Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Universal Credit Programme Board minutes, UCPB140519 Paper 1, deposited in the House of Commons Library on 28 October 2021, whether her Department met its three core learning objectives for the managed migration pilot of testing (a) ability to be able to calculate, explain, pay and erode Transitional Protection, (b) engagement and effective mobilisation to successfully claim universal credit at the right time and (c) the support mechanisms particularly identifying and supporting complex and vulnerable claimants through their journey.

Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Universal Credit Programme Board minutes, UCPB140519 Paper 1, deposited in the House of Commons Library on 28 October 2021, whether sufficient confidence in the Department's three core learning objectives for the managed migration pilot has been established to allow the approach to be extended.

Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Universal Credit Programme Board minute, UCPB160719 Paper 1, deposited in the House of Commons Library on 28 October 2021, whether her Department has cancelled plans for a Learn How to Grow phase of managed migration.

Photo of Karen Buck Karen Buck Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Universal Credit Programme Board minute, UCPB160719 Paper 1, deposited in the House of Commons Library on 28 October 2021, whether it remains her Department's policy to proceed with the Trusted Partner Approach for managed migration.

Photo of David Rutley David Rutley Assistant Whip (HM Treasury), The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The pilot that had been active in Harrogate was suspended as the Department focused on delivering its part of the Government’s ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department will make an announcement in due course on the plan for Move to Universal Credit.

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