Jobseeker's Allowance

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 12th September 2013.

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Photo of Matthew Offord Matthew Offord Conservative, Hendon

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many foreign-born nationals claimed jobseeker's allowance in each of the last five years.

Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The information requested is not available.

However this Department has released estimates on working age benefit recipients which can be found in the publication for NINo allocations to adult overseas nationals entering the UK: registrations to March 2013 here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/nino-allocations-to-adult-overseas-nationals-entering-the-uk-registrations-to-march-2013

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