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The Benefits System in Wales

Inquiry

The Welsh Affairs Committee has launched an inquiry examining the benefits system in Wales. The new inquiry comes following a period of unprecedented challenge for the benefits system as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  

If you live in Wales, fill out our short survey to send in your views about the benefits system in Wales. It's open until 5 PM on Wednesday 22 September and is also available in Welsh by clicking the language selector in the top right. 

Read the inquiry launch and terms of reference

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Tuesday 10 August 2021. The Committee may be able to accept further written evidence but any person considering submitting evidence should contact the committee team first on welshcom@parliament.uk.

Work news

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Benefits system supported Wales through the pandemic, but action needed to support people with rising cost of living
Committee publishes its report, The Benefits system in Wales
17 March 2022
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Cefnogwyd Cymru gan y system budd-daliadau drwy’r pandemig, ond mae angen gweithredu er mwyn cefnogi pobl gyda chostau byw sydd ar gynnydd
Committee publishes their report on The benefits system in Wales
17 March 2022
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Holi Gweinidogion Llywodraeth y DU ar y system budd-daliadau yng Nghymru
UK Government Ministers to be quizzed on benefits system in Wales
2 December 2021
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UK Government Ministers to be quizzed on benefits system in Wales
UK Government Ministers to be quizzed on benefits system in Wales
2 December 2021
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ASau i glywed gan weinidog Llywodraeth Cymru am ddatganoli budd-daliadau
Bydd y Pwyllgor Materion Cymreig yn parhau i dderbyn tystiolaeth fel rhan o’i ymchwiliad i'r System Budd-daliadau yng Nghymru
29 November 2021
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MPs hear from Welsh Government minister on devolution of benefits
The Welsh Affairs Committee takes evidence as part of its inquiry into the Benefits System in Wales
29 November 2021
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Y System Budd-daliadau yng Nghymru: ASau yn canolbwyntio ar Incwm Sylfaenol Cyffredinol
Mae Pwyllgor Materion Cymru yn parhau â'i ymchwiliad i'r system Budd-daliadau yng Nghymru
1 November 2021
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Benefits System in Wales: MPs turn focus to Universal Basic Income
The Welsh Affairs Committee focuses on Universal Basic Income (UBI) as its inquiry into the Benefits System in Wales continues.
28 October 2021
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ASau i edrych ar ddigonolrwydd cefnogaeth y system budd-daliadau yng Nghymru
Mae Pwyllgor Materion Cymru yn cwestiynu ystod o arbenigwyr ar y gefnogaeth a ddarperir
14 October 2021
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Adequacy of benefits system support in Wales examined by MPs
The Welsh Affairs Committee quiz a range of experts on the support provided
14 October 2021
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Y Pwyllgor Materion Cymreig i glywed gan academyddion am effaith covid-19 ar y system budd-daliadau yng Nghymru
Committee to hear from academics on the impact of covid-19 on the benefits system in Wales
14 September 2021
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Committee to hear from academics on the impact of covid-19 on the benefits system in Wales
Committee to hear from academics on the impact of covid-19 on the benefits system in Wales
14 September 2021
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Benefits survey launched by Welsh Affairs Committee
Committee launches a survey to hear about people’s experiences of the benefits system
22 July 2021
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ASau i ystyried y system budd-daliadau yng Nghymru wrth i gynlluniau cymorth COVID-19 ddod i ben
Pwyllgor Materion Cymru yn lansio ymchwiliad sy'n archwilio'r system fudd-daliadau yng Nghymru
15 June 2021
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MPs to consider benefits system in Wales as COVID-19 support schemes draw to a close
Welsh Affairs Committee launches an inquiry examining the benefits system in Wales
15 June 2021
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  • Email: welshcom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 7201 (general enquiries)/020 7219 1034 (media enquiries)
  • Address: Welsh Affairs Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA