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Universal Credit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 211352, tabled on 22 January 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to her speech entitled, Universal Credit: personal welfare, delivered on 11 January 2019, if she will publish the evidential basis for 60 per cent of payments to couples claiming universal credit are paid into the woman’s bank account.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

6 February 2019

The requested information has been published and can be accessed at: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/gender-of-bank-account-holders-on-universal-credit

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