Jobseeker's Allowance: Scotland

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 20th March 2014.

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Photo of Cathy Jamieson Cathy Jamieson Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much was paid in jobseeker's allowance to recipients in (a) Scotland and (b) Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency in the last 12 months.

Photo of Esther McVey Esther McVey The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The amount paid in jobseeker's allowance in 2012-13 can be found in the following table.

2012-13 JSA (£ million)
Scotland 478
Kilmarnock and Loudoun 12
Note: Expenditure is shown for the last complete financial year. The benefit expenditure for jobseeker's allowance can be found in the parliamentary constituency tables as per link: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/266825/pc-tables-201213.xls Source: DWP statistical data

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