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Progress of Universal Credit explored

7 December 2015

Public Accounts Committee takes evidence on the progress of the six recommendations the Committee made on Universal Credit.


Monday 7 December 2015, Committee Room 15, Palace of Westminster

At 4pm

  • Robert Devereux, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions
  • Neil Couling, Senior Responsible Officer, Universal Credit, Department for Work and Pensions
  • James Bowler, Director General, Tax and Welfare, HM Treasury

Purpose of session

The Committee made six recommendations on Universal Credit aimed at improving transparency around costs and progress; developing contingency plans; and strengthening accountability arrangements to secure better value for money for the taxpayer in future. This session examines progress against those recommendations.

Further information 

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