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Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 2nd March 2020.

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Photo of Marion Fellows Marion Fellows SNP Whip, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Disabilities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publish the value of deductions due to sanctions for benefit payments by parliamentary constituency in (a) the latest period for which figures are available and (b) 2019.

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

The Department has no plans to collate and publish this information.

The latest available statistics on benefit sanctions are published here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/benefit-sanctions-statistics-to-october-2019-experimental

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