This inquiry investigates the economic impacts of Universal Credit. The inquiry will investigate whether Universal Credit is meeting its original objectives, whether the policy assumptions reflected in its design are appropriate for different groups of claimants and the extent to which Universal Credit meets the needs of claimants in today's labour market and changing world of work. The Committee will make recommendations to the Government.
The inquiry is accepting written submissions until 29 February 2020. Please see the call for evidence.
Letter from the Chair to the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Dr Thérèse Coffey MP, on the Governmen't response to the report: Universal Credit isn't working-proposals for reform (16 October 2020)