Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
I request full details of policy and regulations governing the reimbursement of employment
expenses, and their deduction from income in respect of a Universal Credit claim.
In particular with reference to the travelling costs of an employee claiming Universal Credit,
where those costs are a regular expense directly connected with the undertaking of this employment.
Such travelling costs are not of course included in the real time information from HMRC,
used in assessment of the Universal Credit claim.
I futher request details of the procedure and regulations by which a Universal Credit claimant
incurring such travel expenses, can produce additional evidence of this to their Work Coach,
so that the appropriate deductions can be made from their earned income assessment.
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Dear Jeff Smith,
I am writing in response to your request for information, received 12th
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