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Work and Pensions Committee
Report published. Awaiting Government Response.
The Work and Pensions Committee is holding an inquiry into the timeliness and accuracy of benefit delivery by the DWP. Potential problems that can arise when benefits are delayed or underpaid include people resorting to food banks for emergency food rations.
Evidence given by Lorna Gledhill, Regional Asylum Activism Coordinator and member of West Yorkshire Destitute Asylum Network, Fabio Apollonio, Project Manager, Policy, research and advocacy, British Red Cross, Phil Reynolds, Disability Benefits Consortium, and Sue McCarron, Wirral Citizens Advice Bureau; Lord Freud, Minister for Welfare Reform, and Andrew Rhodes, Benefits Services Director, Department for Work and Pensions (at 10.15am).
There are no public meetings currently scheduled.
Work and Pensions Committee publishes report on benefit delivery