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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): The work of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Work and Pensions Committee
The work of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Wednesday 8 December 2021

Start times: 9.00am (private) 9.15am (public)


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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.

Meeting details

At 9.15am: Oral evidence
Work The work of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Non-inquiry session)
Secretary of State for Work and Pensions at Department for Work and Pensions
Permanent Secretary at Department for Work and Pensions

Location

The Grimond Room, Portcullis House

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