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Universal Credit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 6729, tabled on 13 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when everyone currently registered for receipt of state benefits in (a) Bristol South constituency and (b) England will have been fully transferred to universal credit.

Answered on

20 July 2015

The last new claims to legacy benefits and tax credits will be accepted during 2017. Following this, the Department will start to migrate the remaining claims to Universal Credit. We are on track with our plans for the national roll out of Universal Credit. I enclose a link to the overall roll out and expansion plans:

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/414937/universal-credit-national-expansion-tranche-three-and-four.pdf