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Universal Credit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 139263, tabled on 14 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publish details of (a) external bodies and (b) other Government departments that are members of the Universal Credit Programme Board.

Answered on

23 March 2022

Universal Credit Programme Board (UCPB) meeting papers are published routinely in six month batches, twice yearly once they are two years old. The UCPB Terms of Reference published on 29 October 2020 can be accessed at the following link, document 56 Deposited paper DEP2020-0644 - Deposited papers - UK Parliament.

Roles reflected in the UCPB Terms of Reference include the following:

- HMRC Director General (Tax Credits and RTI)

- LA Chief Executive

- HMT Director of Personal Tax, Welfare and Pensions

- Cabinet Office, Operations Lead

- Deputy Secretary for Work and Inclusion DFC Northern Ireland