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Universal Credit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 49119, tabled on 14 September 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what forecasts her Department has made on the potential impact of the end of support under the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme on claimant rates for universal credit.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

28 September 2021

The Department works with the Office for Budget Responsibility to produce Universal Credit forecasts, including ahead of the Autumn Budget. The next forecast is due to be published on 27th October.

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