Income Support

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

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Photo of Natalie McGarry Natalie McGarry Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Disabilities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many notifications of claimant non-compliance have been received by decision makers in his Department relating to claims for income support; and what proportion of those notifications have resulted in sanctions.

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

The information you have requested is not available. However official statistics are published on Income Support lone parent sanctions. These are available here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/income-support-lone-parent-regime-figures-on-sanctions-and-work-focused-interviews--2

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