Jobcentre Plus: Refugees

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered at on 22 February 2024.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Neil Coyle Neil Coyle Labour, Bermondsey and Old Southwark

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps Jobcentre Plus takes to ensure that people with refugee status are recorded as such in its systems.

Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

DWP takes account of whether a claimant has refugee status when assessing their eligibility to claim benefits. In Universal Credit agents can also record relevant information on a claimant’s profile to ensure they receive individualised tailored support, this could include that they are a refugee.

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No1 person thinks not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.