The Department for Work and Pensions claims that Universal Credit is on track and that by this time next year the system will be in every job centre in the country.
- Just £34m of the £697m spent on IT assets will be used for the final system
- A digital system is being developed in-house that will replace the current development
- The current ‘twin-track’ approach gives the government a Plan B, according to the Treasury
- Universal Credit has been given an amber/red rating by the MPA