Jobseeker's Allowance: Glasgow

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 25th February 2015.

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Photo of Ann McKechin Ann McKechin Labour, Glasgow North

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many jobseeker's allowance applications processed by (a) Maryhill Job Centre and (b) Partick Job Centre were subject to monetary sanctions in (i) 2011, (ii) 2012, (iii) 2013 and (iv) 2014; and what the average length of such sanctions was in each such year.

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

The number of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) decisions to apply a sanction by Jobcentre Plus office is published at:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/

Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:

https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm

Information requested on the average length of sanctions is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

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