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Work and Pensions Committee questions Secretary of State on DWP response to coronavirus

20 March 2020

Please note that there is no access to Parliament. The session will be livestreamed on

Purpose of the session

Questions are likely to focus on the impact of the spread of COVID-19 on the welfare system and the steps DWP is taking to ensure new and existing benefit claimants and other financially vulnerable people are properly supported.

Committee Chair Stephen Timms this week wrote to the Secretary of State with a series of questions on the Department's response to the virus.


Wednesday 25th March 2020, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 9.30am

  • Rt Hon Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
  • Peter Schofield, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions

Further information

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