Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 22nd January 2015.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether his Department or local and district management set any numerical targets, expectations, aims or benchmarks set for Labour Market Decision Makers for the number of sanction referrals that should result in a sanction being applied.

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

There are no benchmarks or targets for the number of referrals resulting in a sanction being applied.

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