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@AlokSharma_RDG answering questions in HoC on #UniversalvCredit
Stephen Kerr MP accuses SNP and Labour of political point scoring over Citizens Advice scandal.
Alex Cunningham Labour

Asks how common people falling into debt is because of monthly payment.

Gov response;

It mirrors the world of work
Eleanor Smith Labour

What is being done about Tribunal wait times.

Response; more staff being recruited to Tribunals
Labour MP asks why @TrussellTrust @jrf_uk reports being ignored.

Response; universal credit is improving benefit take up compared to legacy benefits
Esther McVey enters chamber
She answers written question on taper rate of 63p in pound.

Says that it was 90% but will look into this.
McVey blames "previous labour government" for number of households with a member who'd never worked

Richard Graham Conservative claims more "foreigners" using #foodbanks.

Mcvey sidesteps saying best way out of poverty is work.
@Debbie_abrahams asks about the news millions to be worse off in 2019 including disabled claimants.

Mcvey; best way out if poverty is work.....
Sarah Newton disability minister plugging the disability community challenge
Lucy Powell

Calls ministers"detached from reality"

Reminds that claimants losing transitional protection via loopholes.

Sarah Newton claims Newton is mistaken
Guy Opperman confirms Pensions Dashboard will remain.

Pushes online tool despite issues with online access to many claimants.
Jack Dromey Shadow Pensions Minister asks why government abolished cross party pensions committee.

Response; the last labour government did nothing
Con MP Aberdeen claims his jobcentre cannot wait for Universal Credit.

Alok Sharma accuses Labour of scaremongering
@MarshadeCordova states Disabled claimants will be worse off with loss of SDP.

McVey signals Alok Sharma to answer.

Response most will be better off
@DerbyChrisW says constituent is £400 worse off because of #UniversalCredit. Says Austerity is not over

Alok Sharma says stop scaremongering

Labour MP tells of constituent with severe learning disabilities losing DLA as he didn't understand letters.

@SNewtonUK tells him to get constituent to "pick up the phone."
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