Housing Benefit: Barking and Dagenham

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 23rd June 2015.

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Photo of Margaret Hodge Margaret Hodge Labour, Barking

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many housing benefit claimants there were in employment in the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham in (a) 2014-15, (b) 2013-14, (c) 2012-13, (d) 2011-12 and (e) 2010-11.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

The information as requested is not available.

The Information for those in work is only available for Housing Benefit (HB) recipients whose claim is not passported: that is for those who do not receive either income support, Jobseeker’s Allowance (Income-Based), Employment and Support Allowance (Income-Based), or Pension Credit (Guaranteed Credit). This information can be found 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/Getting-Started---SuperWEB2.html

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