1.In its letter to the Department of 22nd November 2017, the Committee requested a memorandum on the following point:
Explain the inconsistency between the commencement date in the preamble and the date in regulation 1(2)(a).
2.The Department’s response to the Committee’s point is set out below.
3.The Department apologises for this inconsistency and will seek to use a correction slip to amend the preamble at the earliest opportunity.
Department for Work and Pensions
28 November 2017
7 December 2017