Correspondence

Universal Credit: entitlement of EEA nationals

Correspondence between SSAC and the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions about the entitlement of EEA nationals to Universal Credit.

Documents

Paul Gray to Iain Duncan Smith: Universal Credit (EEA Jobseekers) Amendment Regulations 2015

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Iain Duncan Smith's reply to Paul Gray: Universal Credit (EEA Jobseekers) Amendment Regulations 2015

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Details

This correspondence is between Paul Gray, Chairman of the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) and Iain Duncan Smith the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions. It discusses the entitlement of European Economic Area (EEA) nationals to Universal Credit as set out in the Universal Credit (EEA Jobseekers) Amendment Regulations 2015.

The committee’s recent report on the Housing Benefit (Habitual Residence) Amendment Regulations 2014, published in November 2014, dealt with similar and related issues.

Published 9 March 2015