Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

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Question to the Department for Work and Pensions:

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to her Department's Official Statistics entitled Benefit sanctions statistics to October 2020 (experimental), published on 23 February 2021, how many and what proportion of the 4,628 universal credit claimants under sanction in November 2020 had been continuously under such sanctions for more than seven months.


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Mims Davies Portrait
Mims Davies
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
This question was answered on 20th April 2021

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Recent Documents related to Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

1. Guidance: Sanctions durations and rate: background information and methodology
14/05/2019 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Benefit Sanctions Durations and Sanction rate calculation Experimental Official Statistics

2. Benefit sanctions statistics to April 2021 (experimental)
17/08/2021 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Contents Benefit Sanctions Statistics Official and Official Experimental Statistics Published: 17

3. Benefit sanctions statistics to October 2020 (experimental)
23/02/2021 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Contents Benefit Sanctions Statistics Official and Official Experimental Statistics Published: 23 February

4. Benefit sanctions statistics to January 2021 (experimental)
18/05/2021 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Contents Benefit Sanctions Statistics Official and Official Experimental Statistics Published: 18

5. Benefit sanctions statistics to October 2019 (experimental)
18/06/2020 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Official Statistics Benefit sanctions statistics to October 2019 (experimental)

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1. Oral Answers to Questions
28/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

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2. Universal Credit
23/11/2017 - Lords Chamber

1: the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in the House of Commons regarding universal credit.“With - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
19/10/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: blasted off in my hon. Friend’s constituency on 5 October. The scheme has £238 million of funding that is - Speech Link
2: across Great Britain, it will help 280,000 of our claimants to find work and build the skills to pivot into - Speech Link
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4. Oral Answers to Questions
02/07/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: the needs of the individual. We are working continuously with a variety of stakeholders to ensure that - Speech Link
2: of advances as a single payment potentially to claimants who have difficulty managing budgets or who are - Speech Link
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5. Benefit Changes: Vulnerable People
27/06/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: opportunity to lead the debate today. Over recent months, I and others have been shocked by the experiences - Speech Link

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