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Employment and Support Allowance: Disqualification

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 17th March 2020.

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Photo of Hywel Williams Hywel Williams Shadow PC Spokesperson (Work and Pensions), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Brexit), Shadow PC Spokesperson (Cabinet Office), Shadow PC Spokesperson (International Trade)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many sanctions were made against claimants of employment and support allowance in Wales in each of the last 12 months; how many of those people sanctioned asked for a mandatory reconsideration; and how many decisions on those sanctions for which such a reconsideration was requested were upheld.

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

The statistics are published in the Employment and Support Allowance Sanctions (Number of Decisions) dataset which 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

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