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Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN HL6230, tabled on 29 June 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Stedman-Scott on 24 June (HL5528), what proportion of claimants making (1) successful, and (2) unsuccessful, new claims for Universal Credit since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic have been able (a) also, and (b) instead, to claim (i) contribution-based Jobseeker's Allowance, and (ii) contribution-based Employment and Support Allowance, successfully.

Answered on

8 July 2020

The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate costs.