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Jobcentres: Dumbartonshire

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Martin Docherty Martin Docherty Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Voluntary Sector)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants are currently served by the Alexandria Jobcentre Plus in West Dunbartonshire constituency; and how many of these are (a) disabled people and (b) women.

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

The information requested is not available. However, such information that is available is in the tables and provides the number of Jobseeker’s Allowance and Universal Credit (required to seek work) claimants; plus the number of claims to Employment and Support Allowance and Income Support from people who are served by (a) Alexandria Jobcentre and (b) in the West Dunbartonshire constituency.

Table (a) Alexandria Jobcentre

The number of Jobseeker’s Allowance and Universal Credit claimants attending Alexandria Jobcentre

The number of people making a new claim to Employment and Support Allowance and attending Alexandria Jobcentre

The number of people making a new claim to Income Support and attending Alexandria Jobcentre

January 2017

December 2016

December 2016

Female

150

42

5

Male

340

Table (b) West Dunbartonshire Constituency

The number of Jobseeker’s Allowance and Universal Credit claimants in the West Dunbartonshire Constituency

The number of Employment and Support Allowance claimants in the West Dunbartonshire Constituency

The number of Income Support claimants in the West Dunbartonshire Constituency

January 2017

August 2016

August 2016

Female

615

3,000

1,210

Male

1,430

3,060

320

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