Ministerial role

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Welfare Delivery)

Current role holder: Will Quince MP


The minister’s responsibilities include:

  • overall management and delivery of Universal Credit
  • support for disadvantaged groups in Universal Credit including care leavers, prison leavers, survivors of domestic abuse, people with drug or alcohol dependency, rough sleepers and those who are facing homelessness
  • housing policy and Housing Benefit delivery
  • ‘Help to Claim’ service
  • poverty
  • benefit uprating
  • military covenant
  • fraud, error and debt

Current role holder

Will Quince MP

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

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