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Universal Credit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 904567, tabled on 26 March 2018

What steps she is taking to ensure that universal credit supports people in progressing at work and increasing their earnings.

Answered on

26 March 2018

Universal Credit provides us with the opportunity to support people to progress in work and we are currently developing the evidence base on how best to do this.

Building on our existing suite of trials, which includes a large scale Randomised Control Trial on in-work progression, we have committed an additional £8m to testing different approaches to supporting people to progress.

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