During Prime Minister’s Questions, Heidi Allen MP called on the Prime Minister to cancel the five week wait for Universal Credit and scrap the benefit freeze.
Speaking on BBC World at One, Heidi set out her views on the changes to Universal Credit that are still required.
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.