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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-09-08more like thismore than 2017-09-08
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Universal Credit: Care Leavers more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department has made an assessment of the effect of the roll-out of universal credit on care leavers. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency South Shields more like this
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Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this
unstar this property uin 9665 remove filter
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-09-13more like thismore than 2017-09-13
unstar this property answer text <p>As we continue to deliver the full Universal Credit service, with its expanded claimant base, we are continually reviewing and refining the way in which we work with vulnerable people, including care leavers.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>DWP supports care leavers by creating an entitlement to Universal Credit immediately on day one of leaving care, including exemption from serving seven waiting days at the beginning of their claim. Care leavers also have day one access to Alternative Payment Arrangements and Personal Budgeting Support.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Staff in our jobcentres work with local authority leaving care teams and other organisations which support young people.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p>Research and analysis relating to care leavers on Universal Credit forms part of the Department for Work and Pensions’ on-going programme of Universal Credit evaluation.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency East Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Damian Hinds more like this
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less than 2017-09-13T15:05:43.387Zmore like thismore than 2017-09-13T15:05:43.387Z
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star this property label Biography information for Mr Damian Hinds remove filter
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mrs Emma Lewell-Buck more like this