Employment and Support Allowance:Written question - 115063

Asked on: 22 November 2017
Department for Work and Pensions
Employment and Support Allowance
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the proportion of new Employment and Support Allowance claimants who have moved into work as a result of the removal of the Work-Related Activity Group Addition of £29.05 per week in April 2017.
Answered by: Sarah Newton
Answered on: 30 November 2017

The information requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

The latest information to May 2017 on the number of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claimants by phase of claim is published and available at:


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