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Work and Pensions Committee
Inquiry launched on 12 April 2018. The deadline was 25 May 2018. If you would like to submit evidence please contact committee staff.
Evidence given by Alok Sharma MP, Minister of State for Employment, Neil Couling CBE, Director of Universal Credit Programme, Iain Walsh, Director of Labour Market Strategy and International Affairs and Colin Stewart, Universal Credit Operations Area Director (North)
Evidence given by Sumi Rabindrakumar, Research Officer, Gingerbread, Ayaz Manji, Policy and Campaigns Officer, Mind, Maeve McGoldrick, Head of Policy and Campaigns, Crisis, and Iain Porter, Policy Officer, Poverty and Inequality, The Children's Society; Professor Peter Dwyer, Director of Research for joint university project, Anna Bird, Executive Director for Policy and Research, Scope, and Martin Williams, Welfare Rights Worker, Child Poverty Action Group; Ed Boyd, Managing Director, Centre for Social Justice, Kirsty McHugh, Chief Executive, Employment Related Services Association, and Kayley Hignell, Head of Policy (Families, Welfare and Work) Citizens Advice
Evidence given by Tony Wilson, Director of Policy and Research, Learning and Work Institute; Matthew Oakley, independent reviewer of JSA sanctions; and Dr David Webster, Honorary Senior Research Fellow (Urban Studies), University of Glasgow.
II: Jen Fidai, Benefit claimant; Luke O'Donnell, Benefit claimant; and Samantha, Benefit claimant.