Written question – Social security [11/07/2018]

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what data her Department collects on the time taken from making a claim to the first payment under universal credit where the claimant has submitted a DS1500; and what the average amount of time people with a DS1500 have had to wait to receive their first universal credit payment. (159665)

Tabled on: 02 July 2018

Alok Sharma:

The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.

The answer was submitted on 10 Jul 2018 at 16:51.