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Universal Credit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 29th October 2019.

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Photo of Rushanara Ali Rushanara Ali Labour, Bethnal Green and Bow

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many sanctions on universal credit claimants were successfully appealed at independent tribunals in 2018-19.

Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Statistics on the volume and outcomes of Universal Credit sanction appeal decisions for Live Service claimants are published and can be found at:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/

Guidance for users is available at:

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

The numbers for full service claimants are not readily available and we anticipate this would incur disproportionate costs.

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