To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what data his Department collects on Universal Credit claimants' (a) pay and (b) career progression.
30 March 2023
The Department collects earnings data from claimants, including data received from HMRC, to allow for the operation of Universal Credit. Data collected includes HMRC Real Time Earnings for employees and other earnings reported by claimants to DWP.
We do not routinely collect data on career progression.