Employment and Support Allowance:Written question - 7560

Asked by Mr Jamie Reed

Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 16 July 2015
Department for Work and Pensions
Employment and Support Allowance
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) England, (b) Cumbria and (c) Copeland receive employment and support allowance in the work-related activity group.
Answered by: Priti Patel
Answered on: 21 July 2015

The information available for the number of Employment and Support Allowance claimants by phase of claim and geography is published and can be found at:


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