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Universal Credit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 43917, tabled on 6 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many families who have made a claim for universal credit since 23 March 2020 have three or more children.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

5 June 2020

From 23rd March 2020 to 5th May 2020, 57,000, applications made by claimants with children to Universal Credit had three or more children in their family.

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