How do unfit for work people make up for £20 shortfall

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

In September 2021 Therese Coffey suggested Universal Credit claimants can make up the lost £20-a-week uplift by working longer hours.

FoI request: Taking the above into account we request a copy of where Therese Coffey states how the group of people in receipt of Universal Credit who were found unfit for work by DWP or court should make up the £20 shortfall as the above neglects to mention it.

To be helpful: We're concerned that your department leaders are constantly leaving out the unfit for work bracket of people when they try to justify such changes to the system.

For public ref: https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/t...

Yours faithfully,

Amanda Hart
for Stop UK lies and Corruption.

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Dear Amanda Hart,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 13th
September.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Re: FOI2021 74454

Thanks very much for your prompt response.

Yours faithfully,

Amanda Hart
for Stop UK lies and Corruption.

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