Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Welfare Delivery)

Responsibilities

The minister’s responsibilities include:

  • Universal Credit including 2-child policy and Minimum Income Floor
  • housing policy and housing benefit delivery
  • disadvantaged groups including homelessness, care leavers and prison leavers
  • Armed Forces Covenant
  • poverty and food banks
  • help to claim
  • benefit uprating
  • Social Fund (Cold Weather Payments, Funeral Expenses Payment and Sure Start Maternity Grant)
  • bereavement benefits

Current role holder: Will Quince MP

Will Quince MP was appointed as a Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Work and Pensions on 4 April 2019.