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Working age benefits news from UK Parliament.

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Universal Credit and childcare: Work and Pensions Committee to question DWP Ministers
David Rutley MP and Mims Davies MP will face questions from MPs as committee continues its inquiry into Universal Credit and childcare costs
14 April 2022
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Northern Ireland relations, levelling-up in the South West, tax gap estimates and the Iran nuclear deal in four short debates. Catch up
08 April 2022
Lords debates Spring Statement
Members discuss UK economy following Chancellor of Exchequer's statement on 23 March.
01 April 2022
Benefits system supported Wales through the pandemic, but action needed to support people with rising cost of living
Committee publishes its report, The Benefits system in Wales
17 March 2022
Cefnogwyd Cymru gan y system budd-daliadau drwy’r pandemig, ond mae angen gweithredu er mwyn cefnogi pobl gyda chostau byw sydd ar gynnydd
Committee publishes their report on The benefits system in Wales
17 March 2022
National Insurance Contributions Bill completes passage through parliament
Bill completes all stages and receives Royal Assent. Catch up
15 March 2022
Lords debates social care
Members debate the challenges following the pandemic, the effects of the Health and Social Care Levy and and the government's social care plans. Catch up
15 October 2021
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Government urged to publish research into disabled people’s experiences of benefits system
The Work and Pensions Committee publishes an exchange of correspondence with the Secretary of State
23 September 2021
Lords debates UK social care
Members discuss UK social care provision and the role of carers. Find out more
25 June 2021
Universal Credit and natural migration: Government response ‘symptomatic of dismissive attitude to flaws in UC system’
The Work and Pensions Committee has today published the Government’s response to the previous committee’s report on Universal Credit and natural migration
28 May 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Climate change targets, ethnicity and child poverty, neurological services and perpetrators of genocide are in the Lords spotlight. Find out more about Thursday debates in May
28 May 2021
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Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
Lords debates the Budget statement
Members debate the economy
15 March 2021
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