Social Security Benefits: East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 17th November 2015.

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Photo of Lisa Cameron Lisa Cameron Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Climate Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many jobseekers who have registered disabilities in East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow have been sanctioned in each of the last five years.

Photo of Lisa Cameron Lisa Cameron Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Climate Justice)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many jobseekers have been sanctioned in East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow constituency in each of the last five years.

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

The available information on JSA sanctions, including those with a disability (which refers to the disability status of the claimant undergoing a sanction and is self-recorded by the claimant) is published 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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