Working age benefits
Working age benefits news from UK Parliament.
Policy must be rebalanced in favour of the young, say Lords Committee
Select Committee on Intergenerational Fairness and Provision publishes report on 25 April 2019
25 April 2019
Lords debates challenges facing young people
Peers discuss education, health, employment and 'generation rent'
14 December 2018
Lords debates UK economy
Peers discuss nation's finances in light of Budget Statement
14 November 2018
Lords debates impact of welfare cuts on families
Peers discuss reductions to tax, housing and child benefits
02 November 2018
Is Universal Credit working for disabled people?
Work and Pensions Committee takes evidence from charities in a public meeting
04 July 2018
Minister questioned on Universal Credit and benefit sanctions
Work and Pensions Committee hears from the Department for Work and Pensions
27 June 2018
Did the Chancellor fix Universal Credit?
Work and Pensions Committee hears from experts after Budget 2017 about the impact on Universal Credit
29 November 2017
Cut wait for Universal Credit to a month
Work and Pensions Committee recommends change to six week wait for Universal Credit
26 October 2017
MPs debate Jobcentre plus office closures
On 16 March MPs took part in a general debate in Westminster Hall
02 March 2017
MPs debate on reductions to Employment Support Allowance and universal credit
On 17 November MPs debated the reductions to Employment Support Allowance and universal credit
03 November 2016