Jobseeker's Allowance

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 20th October 2014.

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Photo of Sheila Gilmore Sheila Gilmore Labour, Edinburgh East

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 21 July 2014 to Question 205883, what the full cost, including apportioned indirect costs, is of processing a new claim for jobseeker's allowance; and what the full cost is of a jobseeker's allowance interview.

Photo of Esther McVey Esther McVey Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)

Please see table below:

Unit Cost - Total Costs

JSA Claims (Incl LMDM)

£ 27.16

(WS) JSA NJI Advice

£ 46.48

The cost of processing a New Claim for Jobseekers’ Allowance is provided in JSA Claims. We have provided the unit costs for 13/14. The Unit Cost is the average cost of one JSA Claim through the process.

For the costs of a jobseekers' allowance interview, we have provided the New Jobseekers’ interview Unit cost for 13/14 under JSA NJI advice. The Unit Cost is the average cost of one New Jobseekers’ interview.

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