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DWP - Adequacy of Universal Credit standard allowance

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Dear DWP,

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, please provide:

Any information the department holds on the adequacy of current UC Standard Allowance rates, and whether these are expected to cover reasonable costs for food and utilities. If the department uses any benchmarks for e.g. the cost of a weekly grocery shop or energy bills, please include these.

I look forward to your response within 20 working days.

Kind regards,
Stephen

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Dear Stephen Campbell,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 29th
January.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team

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