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Universal Credit: Terminal Illnesses

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 178222, tabled on 11 October 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants who have submitted a DS1500 form have waited (i) two weeks; (ii) three weeks; (iii) four weeks; (iv) five weeks or more to receive their first Universal Credit payment in the most recent twelve month period for which data are available.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

22 October 2018

The information requested is not readily available, as it is not collated centrally, and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.

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