Jobcentres: Sheffield

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 2nd February 2017.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Culture, Media and Sport) (Digital Economy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many benefits claimants are affected by the decision to close the jobcentre at Eastern Avenue, Sheffield.

Photo of Damian Hinds Damian Hinds The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

We currently have 1150 UC and JSA claimants using Eastern Avenue Jobcentre. This information is available from the following link: https://www.nomisweb.co.uk. Figures have been rounded to the nearest 5.

Guidance for users is available at:

https://www.nomisweb.co.uk/home/newuser.asp

We are unable to provide exact figures of ESA and IS claimants potentially affected, however the purpose of the equality analysis is to help establish how many people are likely to be affected by the proposal.

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