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Committee questions Thérèse Coffey MP

3 December 2021

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Dr Thérèse Coffey MP will face questions from MPs during an accountability session with the Work and Pensions Committee.

Purpose of the session

The Secretary of State, who will appear alongside DWP Permanent Secretary Peter Schofield, is likely to be asked about a wide range of topics including the Government's Plan for Jobs and how it is supporting people affected by the pandemic back into work.

There may also be questions about the impact of the removal of the Universal Credit £20 a week uplift and the progress being made on UC rollout.

Dr Coffey could also be asked about the Government's response to the Committee's report on the disability employment gap and the children in poverty report.


Wednesday 8 December 2021


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

Further information

  • About Parliament: Select committees
  • Visiting Parliament: Watch committees

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