Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits

(asked on 8th March 2021) - View Source

Question to the Department for Work and Pensions:

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people employed by her Department claim in-work benefits.


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Guy Opperman
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
This question was answered on 11th March 2021

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