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Universal Credit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 11586, tabled on 7 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of new claims for universal credit were paid in full and on time in each of the most recent 12 months for which data are available.

Answered on

10 June 2021

Monthly Universal Credit payment timeliness statistics for new claims are published in the Households on Universal Credit section of Stat-Xplore and can be found at:

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

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