Universal Credit: support for disabled people Contents

Witnesses

The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Universal Credit

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Councillor Fiona Colley, Cabinet Member for Finance, Modernisation and Performance, Southwark Council, Councillor Jane Corbett, Assistant Mayor of Liverpool and Mayoral Lead on Fairness and Tackling Poverty, Liverpool City Council, Donna Gallagher, Universal Credit Implementation Manager, Your Homes Newcastle, Nicky Kingston, Area Manager, Incomes Team, Plymouth Community Homes

Q1–46

Jeremy Hewer, Policy Advisor, Scottish Federation of Housing Associations, Kayley Hignell, Head of Policy (welfare, work and family), Citizens Advice, Richard Roberts, Manager, Wirral Foodbank, Nicola Smith, Advice Services Manager, Citizens Advice Southwark, Natalie Williamson, Senior Policy Officer, Residential Landlords Association

Q47–71

Wednesday 18 October 2017

Rt Hon David Gauke MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Neil Couling CBE, Director, Universal Credit Programme, Department for Work and Pensions

Q72–172

Wednesday 29 November 2017

David Finch, Senior Economic Analyst, Resolution Foundation, Deven Ghelani, Director, Policy in Practice, Andrew Hood, Senior Research Economist, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Victoria Todd, Senior Technical Manager, Low Incomes Tax Reform Group

Q173–249

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Sally Beadle, Children’s entertainer, Richard Betton, self-employed farmer, Luke Johnstone, founder, Pack’d, Andrew Kozman, Founder, Mercury Digital

Q250–267

Andy Chamberlain, Deputy Director of Policy and External Affairs, IPSE, Andrew Clark, Director of Policy, National Farmers Union, Mark Hooper, Founder and Policy Lead, indycube, Lindsay Owen, Deputy Director of Policy and Evaluation, The Prince’s Trust

Q268–303

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Jeane Freeman MSP, Minister for Social Security, Dawn Abell, Social Security Policy Team Leader and Stephen Kerr, Social Security Director, Scottish Government

Q304–337

Alok Sharma MP, Minister for Employment and Neil Couling CBE, Director, Universal Credit Programme, Department for Work and Pensions

Q338–408

Wednesday 18 April 2018

Nicola Kyser-Forrest, Homelessness Service Manager and Temporary Accommodation and Support Service Team Manager, Calderdale MBC, Demelza Lobb, Technology abuse lead, Refuge, Melissa Altman, Director of frontline services for violence against women and girls, Advance Charity, Dr Nicola Sharp-Jeffs, Director and Founder of Surviving Economic Abuse, Marilyn Howard, Research Associate, University of Bristol

Q409–529

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Kit Malthouse MP, Minister for Family Support, Housing and Child Maintenance, Department for Work and Pensions, Neil Couling CBE, Director General, Universal Credit Programme, Department for Work and Pensions

Q530–603

Wednesday 23 May 2018

Rt Hon Iain Duncan Smith MP, MP for Chingford and Woodford Green, Allan Gunn, Head of Revenues and Customer Service, Highland Council, Emma Revie, Chief Executive, Trussell Trust, Zena Cooke, Corporate Director, Resources, London Borough of Tower Hamlets and Local Government Association

Q604–664

Wednesday 4 July 2018

Rob Holland, Co-Chair, Disability Benefit Consortium and Public Affairs Manager, Mencap, Gemma Hope, Director of Policy, Marketing and Communications, Shaw Trust, Daphne Hall, Vice Chair, National Association of Welfare Rights Advisors

Q665–699

Afzal Rahman, Senior Policy Researcher, Citizens Advice, Daniel Norris, Welfare Rights Adviser, Early Warning System, Child Poverty Action Group, Sam Royston, Director of Policy, Research and Public Affairs, The Children’s Society

Q700–724

Wednesday 17 October 2018

Peter Schofield, Permanent Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions, Nick Joicey, Finance Director General, Department of Work and Pensions, Tara Smith, Finance Director Central Services, Department of Work and Pensions

Q1–144

Wednesday 24 October 2018

Steven McIntosh, Director of UK Poverty Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns, Save the Children, Dalia Ben-Galim, Director of Policy, Gingerbread, Joe Shalam, Researcher, Centre for Social Justice, Jonathan Broadbery, Head of Policy and External Relations, National Day Nurseries Association

Q811–863

Gaynor Rowles, Hairdresser, Lucy Collins, Beauty technician, Vikki Waterman, Administrator, Thuto Mali, full-time mum

Q864–913

Wednesday 14 November 2018

Sir Ian Diamond, Chair, Social Security Advisory Committee, Victoria Todd, Member, Social Security Advisory Committee

Q914–958

Disability employment

Wednesday 11 July 2018

Rt Hon Esther McVey MP, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Sarah Newton MP, Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work, Angus Gray, Deputy Director, Work and Health Unit, and James Wolfe, Director, Disability Employment, Department of Work and Pensions

Q1–115

Universal Credit: Managed Migration

Thursday 18 October 2018

Alok Sharma MP, Minister for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions, Neil Couling CBE, Director General, Universal Credit Programme, Department for Work and Pensions

Q725–810

Friday 1 October 2018

Alok Sharma MP, Minister for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions, Neil Couling CBE, Director General, Universal Credit Programme, Department for Work and Pensions

Q1–86





Published: 19 December 2018