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Work and Pensions Committee
Oral evidence concluded.
The UK’s welfare system is currently undergoing fundamental reform in the transition to Universal Credit alongside other major and largely untested policies including the benefit cap, benefit sanctions and the two child limit.
The Minister will be questioned on her vision for the direction of the welfare state, and on the impact and effectiveness of these policies and their interaction with each other.
Evidence given by Peter Schofield, Permanent Secretary, Department of Work and Pensions; Nick Joicey, Finance Director General, Department of Work and Pensions; and Tara Smith, Finance Director Central Services, Department of Work and Pensions
Rt Hon Amber Rudd MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Department for Work and Pensions
The Thatcher Room, Portcullis House
Rt Hon Amber Rudd questioned on Universal Credit