Employment and Support Allowance:Written question - 27486

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Asked by Mark Durkan
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Asked on: 19 February 2016
Department for Work and Pensions
Employment and Support Allowance
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people have been placed in (a) the support group and (b) the work-related activity group with a prognosis statement of (i) three months, (ii) six months, (iii) 12 months, (iv) 18 months, (v) two years and (iv) longer than two years since the introduction of employment and support allowance.
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Answered by: Priti Patel
Answered on: 24 February 2016

The information requested is shown in the table below.

Prognosis

Support Group

Work Related Activity Group

All

2,121,500

1,564,500

3 months

225,400

344,900

6 months

475,900

334,000

12 months

339,700

226,900

18 months

272,600

152,600

Not for 2 years

120,500

131,300

Not in longer term

545,100

257,400

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