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Commons Chamber
Food Price Inflation - Thu 19 May 2022
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

1: George Eustice (CON - Camborne and Redruth) This week they have fallen to about £620 per tonne—it was £290 per tonne a year ago. - Speech Link
2: Patricia Gibson (SNP - North Ayrshire and Arran) , the reintroduction of the universal credit uplift, a reversal of the national insurance hike and an - Speech Link
3: George Eustice (CON - Camborne and Redruth) of a tapered reduction in universal credit; it always pays people to work more hours and take on more - Speech Link
4: Barbara Keeley (LAB - Worsley and Eccles South) My weekly shop amount has already jumped from under £50 per week to £75 a week… I am finding it virtually - Speech Link
5: Stephanie Peacock (LAB - Barnsley East) again about raising national insurance, cutting universal credit and putting a windfall tax on the oil - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Achieving Economic Growth - Wed 18 May 2022
Department for Exiting the European Union

1: Alison Thewliss (SNP - Glasgow Central) of someone’s universal credit falls by £790 per year. - Speech Link
2: Nadia Whittome (LAB - Nottingham East) minimum wage; at least the restoration of the £20 universal credit, but really a reversal of all the - Speech Link
3: Bernard Jenkin (CON - Harwich and North Essex) I do not subscribe to the rest of its fiscal profligacy.I suggest that the £20 uplift in universal credit - Speech Link
4: Chris Bryant (LAB - Rhondda) £20 a week on universal credit, and we have to do more for pensioners who are on fixed incomes as well.The - Speech Link
5: Yasmin Qureshi (LAB - Bolton South East) The £20 a week reduction in the universal credit allowance has affected £14,000 of my constituents—people - Speech Link

Lords Chamber
Queen’s Speech - Wed 18 May 2022
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

1: Lord Ricketts (CB - Life peer) The answer, frankly, is mixed. I give full credit to the national security response. - Speech Link
2: Lord West of Spithead (LAB - Life peer) With war raging in Europe, there is a need for an immediate uplift in defence spending to at least 3% - Speech Link
3: Lord Triesman (LAB - Life peer) , yet we, the Russians and others accepted universal jurisdiction. - Speech Link
4: Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon (CON - Life peer) In all seriousness, on international development, I hear the passion and the universal message to the - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Tackling Short-term and Long-term Cost of Living Increases - Tue 17 May 2022
HM Treasury

1: Alan Brown (SNP - Kilmarnock and Loudoun) Even Asda chairman and Tory peer Stuart Rose backs reinstating the £20 per week uplift to universal credit - Speech Link
2: Drew Hendry (SNP - Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey) cut the £20 a week from universal credit, or was it ideological cruelty? - Speech Link
3: Mick Whitley (LAB - Birkenhead) Let us restore the £20 universal credit uplift to prevent the poorest from sliding into irreversible - Speech Link
4: Zarah Sultana (LAB - Coventry South) state, scrapping the £20 a week universal credit uplift, and then they let energy bills soar by a whopping - Speech Link

Lords Chamber
Queen’s Speech - Tue 17 May 2022
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

1: Baroness Stedman-Scott (CON - Life peer) It builds on changes we have already made to universal credit and employment support allowance. - Speech Link
2: Baroness Wilcox of Newport (LAB - Life peer) That is why we have set out our plans to reduce the taper rate when we replace universal credit, to allow - Speech Link
3: Baroness Brinton (LDEM - Life peer) the managed migration to universal credit, which has caused real problems for claimants. - Speech Link
4: Lord Bishop of Durham (Bishops - Bishops) to universal credit plan and the many unanswered questions regarding the uncompleted pilot, support - Speech Link
5: Lord Young of Norwood Green (LAB - Life peer) Six million extra universal credit claims were dealt with by the DWP. - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Making Britain the Best Place to Grow Up and Grow Old - Mon 16 May 2022
Department for Education

1: Carol Monaghan (SNP - Glasgow North West) limit on child tax credit and universal credit. - Speech Link
2: Yvonne Fovargue (LAB - Makerfield) A windfall tax is one possible measure; reinstating the £20 uplift to universal credit and a moratorium - Speech Link
3: Lilian Greenwood (LAB - Nottingham South) Yet the Government chose to scrap the uplift in universal credit and to raise national insurance contributions - Speech Link
4: Hywel Williams (PC - Arfon) People are turning to food banks because they have no other choice.The cut of £20 per week to universal - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Fairness at Work and Power in Communities - Thu 12 May 2022
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

1: Kirsty Blackman (SNP - Aberdeen North) need for them to have the £20 universal credit uplift”; the longer they continue to refuse to increase - Speech Link
2: Barry Gardiner (LAB - Brent North) transition from legacy benefits to universal credit. - Speech Link
3: Navendu Mishra (LAB - Stockport) and fundamental overhaul of universal credit. - Speech Link
4: Deidre Brock (SNP - Edinburgh North and Leith) Scottish social security payments by 6% and doubling the Scottish child payment to £20 per child per - Speech Link

Lords Chamber
Queen’s Speech - Wed 11 May 2022
Department for Transport

1: Baroness Lister of Burtersett (LAB - Life peer) The combination of the withdrawal of the £20 uplift, despite cross-party pressure, and the uprating of - Speech Link
2: Baroness Boycott (CB - Life peer) Particularly shocking is the level among those on universal credit: 47.7% of households on universal - Speech Link
3: Baroness Hayman of Ullock (LAB - Life peer) have doubled, particularly among households on universal credit, and that this had never been so bad - Speech Link

Commons Chamber
Debate on the Address - Tue 10 May 2022
Cabinet Office

1: Ian Blackford (SNP - Ross, Skye and Lochaber) week per child by the end of this year. - Speech Link
2: Robert Jenrick (CON - Newark) I think it is inevitable that we will uprate universal credit. - Speech Link
3: Jeremy Corbyn (IND - Islington North) Member for Newark (Robert Jenrick) pointed out, a rapid increase in universal credit. - Speech Link
4: Gareth Thomas (LAB - Harrow West) An increase in social security payments, with an uplift in universal credit, is the obvious way to do - Speech Link
5: Patricia Gibson (SNP - North Ayrshire and Arran) the £1,040 cut to universal credit, match the Scottish child payment UK-wide, introduce a real living - Speech Link

Westminster Hall
Working Tax Credit and Universal Credit: Two-Child Limit - Thu 21 Apr 2022
Department for Work and Pensions

1: Beth Winter (LAB - Cynon Valley) Action needs to be taken on all those policies, including reinstating the £20 universal credit uplift - Speech Link
2: Beth Winter (LAB - Cynon Valley) review on ending the £20 universal credit uplift, and on the five-week wait for universal credit, the - Speech Link
3: Alan Brown (SNP - Kilmarnock and Loudoun) The Scottish Government introduced the game-changing child payment, doubling it to £20 a week, and it - Speech Link
4: David Rutley (CON - Macclesfield) The 2021-22 rates for the disabled child addition in universal credit are £128.89 per month for the lower - Speech Link