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Universal Credit: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 169870, tabled on 16 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect of the covid-19 outbreak on trends in the level of universal credit uptake amongst 16-24 year olds in (a) Coventry North East constituency, (b) Coventry, (c) the West Midlands and (d) England.

Answered on

22 March 2021

The available information on the number of people on Universal Credit, by Parliamentary Constituency and other geographical breakdown and by age, is published monthly and can be found at:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/

Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html

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