During an interview on BBC’s World at One, Heidi spoke about the rollout of Universal Credit and also the joint inquiry with Frank Field MP into chronic poverty in the UK.
Heidi Allen MP welcomed Amber Rudd’s confirmation that about 15,000 families will no longer have their benefits capped.
Video: Heidi Allen MP asked the Secretary of State about the initial payment to claimants applying for Universal Credit.
Heidi was delighted with a delay to parliamentary authorisation for moving legacy benefit claimants across to the replacement Universal Credit system.
As a member of the Work and Pensions select committee since I was elected in 2015, I have been campaigning pretty much non-stop on Universal Credit.