DWP under fire over Universal Credit

By Patrick O’Brien | 14 June 2018

Auditors have heavily criticised the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) for the design and implementation of Universal Credit.

The National Audit Office (NAO) found £1.9bn has been spent on the project to date and there were 113,000 late payments of new claims last year as the programme was piloted.

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