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Jobcentre Plus

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 7th November 2014.

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Photo of Andrew Rosindell Andrew Rosindell Conservative, Romford

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many violent incidents have occurred in UK jobcentres in each year since January 2011.

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

A new web based reporting database was introduced in September 2011 enabling incidents to be reported immediately and more easily.

Violent incidents are recorded as Actual (Physical) Assault incidents. As such, the following Actual Assault incidents recorded each year since January 2011 were:

2011 - 392

2012 – 646

2013 – 628

2014 to September - 372

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