Social Security Benefits: Middlesbrough

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered at on 2 March 2015.

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Photo of Andy McDonald Andy McDonald Labour, Middlesbrough

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of benefit sanctions in Middlesbrough were overturned following a mandatory reconsideration in the last 12 months.

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

The number of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) and Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) mandatory reconsiderations overturned for Middlesbrough Unitary Authority is published at:

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

Proportions can then be calculated using the published figures.

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