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The roll-out that never ends.

Paul_Treloar_AgeUK
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Office for Budget Responsibility has now shifted their forecast about when the roll-out of UC will be completed from ” a June 2024 end-point to September 2026”

See p.105 of the OBR Economic and fiscal outlook – March 2020

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Paul_Treloar_AgeUK - 12 March 2020 12:43 PM

Office for Budget Responsibility has now shifted their forecast about when the roll-out of UC will be completed from ” a June 2024 end-point to September 2026”

See p.105 of the OBR Economic and fiscal outlook – March 2020

Anything that rolls must come to a stand at some point. The question is whether it come to a stand (end) gently or catastrophically! Which must also apply to heads?

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I’m sure in the old Rightsnet poll, I went for full roll-out being completed in 2045.  So time yet….

Dan Manville
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A new low? 9 years late… 7 years to migrate everyone from IB to ESA; 4 years late. God knows how long it’ll take them to finish the DLA to PIP conversion which is already 4 years late and they never managed to transfer all the Child Dep additions to Tax Credits.

Par for the course I’d say.

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Y’know, at this rate I may have to stop believing in DWP’s grand claims of sweeping success.

Chart 3.4 on page 105 is a thing of beauty: compare the confident upward sweep of the DWP’s 2013 assumptions with the later, feeble tendrils stretching hopelessly out with no end in sight…..