Social Security Benefits

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 2nd July 2015.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Cabinet Office)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of (a) sanctions and (b) appeals are related to claimants not performing online requirements such as job search.

Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)

The available information in respect of Jobseeker’s Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance, sanction decisions and Appeals by reason, is published at:

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

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