Work & Pensions

If you have written to Nigel as part of a standard-letter campaign, such as those from 38 Degrees, you can find his responses on the issues here.

April 2019 – Universal credit

Thank you to those who contacted me about Universal Credit (UC) and financial hardship. I am committed to having a strong safety net where people need […]

March 2019 – World Autism Awareness Week

Thank you for contacting me about supporting people with autism. First let me commend the excellent work the National Autistic Society is doing in raising awareness […]

March 2019 – Universal Credit Estimates Day debate

Thank you to those who have contacted me about Universal Credit (UC) and financial hardship. I am committed to having a strong safety net where people need it. […]

February 2019 – Payday Loans

Thank you for contacting me about consumer credit and payday lending. I am committed to ensuring that more households can manage unexpected costs through affordable credit. […]

February 2019 – Universal Credit for cancer patients

Thank you to those who contacted me about people with cancer who claim Universal Credit (UC). I believe it is crucial that people who suffer from […]

January 2019 – ‘Frozen’ State Pensions

Thank you to those who have contacted me about ‘Frozen’ State Pensions. The UK State Pension is payable worldwide and is uprated abroad where there is a […]

January 2019 – Welfare for terminally ill patients

Thank you to those who contacted me about the special rules for terminal illness (SRTI) and the Access to Welfare (Terminal Illness Definition) Bill. I appreciate […]

October 2018 – Pensions Dashboard

Thank you to those who have contacted me about the Pensions Dashboard. Over the last decade, government has worked closely with the pensions, financial services and consumer community […]

August 2018 – Pensions Dashboard

Thank you to those who contacted me about the Pensions Dashboard.   I firmly believe that creating a strong savings culture will help secure a better future […]

August 2018 – Tier 2 and Migrant Workers’ Right to Strike

Thank you to those who contacted me about migrants and the right to strike. Having looked into this issue, it is the case that a Tier 2 […]