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Universal Credit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 49019, tabled on 19 May 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate her Department has made of the average value of advance payments made to new universal credit claimants in each week since 1 March 2020.

Answered on

2 June 2020

Since 1 March, the average amount of a Universal Credit New Claim Advance has been £640.

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