House of Lords written question – answered on 4th March 2014.

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To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many Jobseeker's Allowance claimants have been sanctioned in each year since 1996 and in each month since October 2012.

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Statistics on the number of Jobseeker's Allowance benefit claimants, who have been sanctioned, from April 2000, the earliest data we have, up to September 2013 which is the latest data available, are published and can be found at:

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