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

Mentions:
1: Rishi Sunak (CON - Richmond (Yorks)) Gentleman supports universal credit. - Speech Link
2: Rishi Sunak (CON - Richmond (Yorks)) universal credit taper by the biggest amount ever. - Speech Link
3: Miriam Cates (CON - Penistone and Stocksbridge) In particular, I think we should urgently review universal credit rates. - Speech Link
4: Alex Sobel (LAB - Leeds North West) Let us see the £20 of universal credit returned to people. - Speech Link
5: Jonathan Ashworth (LAB - Leicester South) Instead of helping people on universal credit, he legislated to cut universal credit in real terms—a - Speech Link


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

Mentions:
1: Baroness Stedman-Scott (CON - Life peer) Understanding people’s personal circumstances is an integral part of the universal credit system. - 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: Lord Young of Norwood Green (LAB - Life peer) Six million extra universal credit claims were dealt with by the DWP. - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Social Security System: Rising Cost of Living - Tue 17 May 2022
Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office

Mentions:
1: Baroness Stedman-Scott (CON - Life peer) supporting households with cost-of-living measures worth over £22 billion this year, including changes to universal - Speech Link
2: Baroness Stedman-Scott (CON - Life peer) Initial internal management information suggests that new claims for pension credit in the 12 months - Speech Link
3: Lord Forsyth of Drumlean (CON - Life peer) Could she explain why it was appropriate to increase universal credit by £20 a week during the Covid - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Tue 17 May 2022
HM Treasury

Mentions:
1: Lucy Frazer (CON - South East Cambridgeshire) Friend for his work, which was instrumental in our lowering of the universal credit taper rate from 63% - Speech Link
2: Rishi Sunak (CON - Richmond (Yorks)) We started last autumn by cutting the tax rate for those on the lowest incomes and universal credit. - Speech Link
3: Alan Brown (SNP - Kilmarnock and Loudoun) If the Chancellor thought an extra £20 a week was needed for universal credit two years ago, surely he - Speech Link
4: Nia Griffith (LAB - Llanelli) Instead of choking off growth through the £20 universal credit cut, the national insurance hike and the - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Queen’s Speech - Mon 16 May 2022
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mentions:
1: Lord Horam (CON - Life peer) Universal credit needs to be looked at again immediately. - Speech Link
2: Lord Fox (LDEM - Life peer) To do that, we need an emergency Budget, not only to reinstate the £20 uplift in universal credit but - Speech Link
3: Lord Callanan (CON - Life peer) The Government have cut fuel duty and the universal credit taper rate. - Speech Link


Commons Chamber
Oral Answers to Questions - Mon 16 May 2022
Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities

Mentions:
1: Neil O'Brien (CON - Harborough) She could have mentioned the changes to universal credit, which will make full-time workers £1,000 better - Speech Link
2: Lisa Nandy (LAB - Wigan) Brussels—and £20 million stripped out of the local economy because the Government scrapped the £20 million universal - Speech Link


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

Mentions:
1: Nadhim Zahawi (CON - Stratford-on-Avon) The aim of the Government’s universal credit childcare offer is to support parents for whom paid childcare - Speech Link
2: Carol Monaghan (SNP - Glasgow North West) and universal credit. - Speech Link
3: Justin Madders (LAB - Ellesmere Port and Neston) The founding principle of universal healthcare free at the point of use, which is supposed to be the - Speech Link
4: Yvonne Fovargue (LAB - Makerfield) A windfall tax is one possible measure; reinstating the £20 uplift to universal credit and a moratorium - Speech Link
5: Lilian Greenwood (LAB - Nottingham South) Yet the Government chose to scrap the uplift in universal credit and to raise national insurance contributions - Speech Link


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

Mentions:
1: Navendu Mishra (LAB - Stockport) Several Opposition Members have already raised issues with universal credit and how it is having a negative - Speech Link
2: Kirsten Oswald (SNP - East Renfrewshire) This UK Government are choosing to load on tax rises, choosing to cut universal credit by over £1,000 - Speech Link


Lords Chamber
Queen’s Speech - Thu 12 May 2022
Home Office

Mentions:
1: Lord Stevenson of Balmacara (LAB - Life peer) flagrant disregard of the evidence received about the proposed privatisation of Channel 4 and an almost universal - Speech Link
2: Viscount Colville of Culross (CB - Excepted Hereditary) Likewise, the Government say they are supporting the BBC, the essential mission of which is to provide universal - Speech Link
3: Lord Mann (Non-affiliated - Life peer) It would be smart of the Government not just to take more credit but to ensure that more resources go - Speech Link


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

Mentions:
1: Baroness Lister of Burtersett (LAB - Life peer) credit, which it says is affordable, around 250,000 more households could slip into extreme poverty, - 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) credit, and that this had never been so bad in her experience.As my noble friend Lady Blake said, the - Speech Link