Employment and Support Allowance: Disqualification

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 21st February 2019.

Alert me about debates like this

Photo of Angela Crawley Angela Crawley Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Disabilities), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Pensions), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Youth affairs), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Children and Families), Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Equalities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many employment and support allowance claimants in receipt of the limited capability for work element have been sanctioned in the most recent 12 months for which information is available.

Photo of Sarah Newton Sarah Newton The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Only claimants of employment and support allowance placed in the work related activity group (WRAG) receive the limited capability for work element.

The number of employment and support allowance claimants in the WRAG group who were sanctioned last year is published:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/jsf/login.xhtml

Guidance for users is available at:

https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html

Does this answer the above question?

Yes0 people think so

No0 people think not

Would you like to ask a question like this yourself? Use our Freedom of Information site.