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Asked to clarify whether the business case for Universal Credit had been passed, the Prime Minister?s Spokesperson (PMS) pointed to the Nicky Morgan MP PQ answer to Stephen Timms MP, which stated there was a gradual roll-out process and the Treasury had approved funding for the programme in 2013-14 and 2014-15. The PMS added this was in line with the ministerial announcement of 5 December 2013, made by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions.

Asked if the Prime Minister agreed with Francis Maude?s comments that a document setting out the role of a permanent secretary did not reflect the position accurately, the PMS said the Cabinet Office had made a statement on this.

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