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Social Security Benefits

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 2075, tabled on 11 June 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will (a) remove the two-week waiting period for non-vulnerable people to receive a hardship payment and (b) suspend sanctions for claimants with children and claimants with mental ill health.

Answered on

17 June 2015

In respect of (a), I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 9 June 2015 to Question UIN 1243

In respect of (b), I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave on 5 June 2015 to Question UIN 176