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Social Security Benefits: Witham

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 5th February 2018.

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Photo of Priti Patel Priti Patel Conservative, Witham

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, If she will make an estimate of the number of unemployed people claiming benefits in Witham constituency.

Photo of Alok Sharma Alok Sharma The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The claimant count in Witham was 530 in December 2017. This is a fall of over 800, or more than 60%, since 2010.

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