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Universal Credit: South Yorkshire

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 6843, tabled on 13 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when he expects universal credit to be fully rolled out to claimants in (a) Barnsley East constituency, (b) Barnsley and (c) South Yorkshire.

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