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Health: Poverty

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 57142, tabled on 15 October 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the potential impact on health outcomes of (a) the ending of the £20 uplift to universal credit uplift, (b) increases to inflation and (c) increases in energy costs.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

29 October 2021

The Department has not undertaken an assessment. It is the responsibility of each Government Department to assess the impacts of its own policies.

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