NDM6606 Rhun ap Iorwerth (Ynys Môn)
To propose that the National Assembly for Wales:
1. Believes that the six-week application time for universal credit claimants will cause hardship during the Christmas period.
2. Reaffirms that the universal credit system is fundamentally flawed.
3. Calls on the UK Government to take mitigating steps to speed up universal credit payments, and avoid sanctions, over the Christmas period.
4. Calls on the Welsh Government to seek the same administrative responsibility over social security as the Scottish Government.
Business type: Debate
Reason considered: Assembly Business;
First published: 29/11/2017
Decision due: 6 Dec 2017 by Plenary