Social Security Benefits

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 3rd July 2015.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Labour, Islington South and Finsbury

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of households which include a claimant from an ethnic minority background that have been affected by the benefit cap since April 2013.

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

Official statistics on the ethnicity of claimants in households subject to the benefit cap are not available.

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