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Universal Credit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN HL4754, tabled on 16 January 2018

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Buscombe on 20 December 2017 (HL4048), what have been the annual funding levels per capita per universal credit claimant for delivery of universal support for each year since 2013–14 at constant prices.

Answered on

23 January 2018

The per capita payment for Universal Support has remained unchanged since 2013/14 and is £25.66 per hour.

The allocated time for each claimant varies as follows:

Support Offered

Rate per hour

Time Allocated

Payment per Claimant

Assisted Digital Support Live Service

£25.66

60mins

£25.66

Assisted Digital Support Full Service

£25.66

60mins

£25.66

Personal Budgeting Support Live Service

£25.66

120mins

£51.32

Personal Budgeting Support Full Service

£25.66

120mins

£51.32