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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-22043: Alasdair Allan (Na h-Eileanan an Iar)

Scottish National Party

Date lodged: 12 March 2019

To ask the Scottish Government on what dates since March 2017 it has written to the DWP regarding (a) universal credit and (b) other benefits, and whether it has received responses. 

Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville 26 March 2019

The Scottish Government wrote to DWP 43 times between March 2017 and December 2018. On 23 occasions correspondence was regarding Universal Credit, and the other 20 occasions were regarding other benefits. During this same period, we received 32 replies from DWP. The following tables gives an overview of the correspondence.

UC correspondence

Other benefits correspondence

Date

Author

Response Received?

Date

Date

Author

Response Received?

Date

21-03-2017

SG

No

n-a

06-03-2017

SG

Yes

29-03-17

30-03-2017

SG

Yes

11-04-2017

06-04-2017

SG

Yes

19-04-2017

01-04-2017

SG

Yes

11-04-2017

12-04-2017

SG

No

n-a

01-04-2017

SG

No

n-a

22-06-2017

SG

Yes

16-07-2017

03-05-2017

SG

No

n-a

28-06-2017

SG

n-a

n-a

26-06-2017

SG

Yes

28-06-2017

14-08-2017

SG

Yes

25-08-2017

07-08-2017

SG

Yes

n-a

11-10-2017

SG

Yes

24-10-2017

28-09-2017

SG

Yes

11-10-2017

07-02-2018

SG

Yes

20-02-2018

02-10-2017

SG

Yes

11-10-2017

21-03-2018

SG

Yes

04-06-18

05-12-2017

SG

Yes

20-12-2017

29-03-2018

SG

Yes

16-04-18

07-12-17

SG

Yes

13-12-2017

16-05-2018

SG

Yes

04-06-18

30-01-28

SG

Yes

21-02-18

17-05-2018

SG

No

n-a

05-02-2018

SG

Yes

17-02-2018

11-06-2018

SG

Yes

09-07-18

19-03-2018

SG

Yes

19-05-2018

21-06-2018

SG

No

n-a

19-03-2018

SG

Yes

19-05-2018

06-07-2018

SG

Yes

10-07-2018 & 11-07-2018

30-05-2018

SG

Yes

11-06-2018

03-09-2018

SG

Yes

25-10-18

05-06-2018

SG

No

n-a

20-09-2018

SG

Yes

25-10-18

15-06-2018

SG

No

n-a

26-09-2018

SG

No

n-a

20-06-2018

SG

No

n-a

17-10-2018

SG

Yes

20-12-18

07-11-2018

SG

Yes

22-11-18

20-11-2018

SG

Yes

20-12-18

20-08-2018

SG

Yes

25-10-18

    

20-11-2018

SG

Yes

20-12-18

    

12-12-2018

SG

Yes

20-12-18