Tag: Frank Field MP

26th March 2019 5

53% of Universal Credit Claimants Subject to Deductions

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

In an answer to a written question, The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has revealed that its most recent…

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1st August 2018 3

Report warns of Domestic Abuse risk posed by Universal Credit but does it go far enough? Plus Male victims get no mention

By Alex Tiffin - @RespectIsVital

A report by Work and Pensions Committee has warned that the way Universal Credit is paid per household means abusers could take control of the entire budget, leaving vulnerable victims and their children dependent on an abusive partner to survive. Whilst it’s as start I don’t think that this report goes far enough.