To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
(1) how much was paid in jobseeker's allowance in each financial year since 2005;
(2) how much was paid in jobseeker's allowance in each financial year from 2001 to 2005;
(3) how much was paid in jobseeker's allowance in each financial year from 1997 to 2001.
The information is in the following table.
|Jobseeker's allowance (JSA) expenditure: 1997-98 to 2007-08|
|£ million, nominal|
| Source: |
DWP accounting data