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The economics of Universal Credit

Inquiry

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.

Reports and government responses

No reports or government responses published

Oral evidence submissions

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26 May 2020
Inquiry The economics of Universal Credit
Witnesses Kirsty Harkins, Angela Charlton, Mr Nick Phillips, and Mike Tighe
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
13 May 2020
Inquiry The economics of Universal Credit
Witnesses Evan Odell, and James Taylor
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence
13 May 2020
Inquiry The economics of Universal Credit
Witnesses Tony Wilson, and Emma Stewart
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Oral Evidence

Written evidence submissions

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Witnesses Laurie A Williams
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
Witnesses Nadia Gooch
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Written Evidence
Witnesses Diane Scotland
Committees Economic Affairs Committee
Written Evidence

Contact us

  • Email: economicaffairs@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 5358 (committee staff) | 020 7219 6640 (Press Officer)
  • Address: Economic Affairs Committee, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW