Universal Credit

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

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Photo of Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick Baroness Ritchie of Downpatrick Non-affiliated

To ask His Majesty's Government what the percentage of people who moved to Universal Credit under the 'Move to UC' policy have been awarded 'transitional protection' (1) between 1 April 2023 and 31 March 2024, and (2) between 1 to 30 April 2024.

Photo of Viscount Younger of Leckie Viscount Younger of Leckie The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The latest published statistics show for households sent a migration notice between April 2023 and end of March 2024, and who went on to claim Universal Credit, 60% were awarded transitional protection.

The relevant information can be found in ‘table 9a’ published here: Move to Universal Credit statistics, July 2022 to March 2024 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Data for April 2024 will be published as part of the next Move to Universal Credit statistics release.

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