Social Security Benefits: Suicide:Written question - 290669

Asked by Frank Field

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Asked on: 25 September 2019
Department for Work and Pensions
Social Security Benefits: Suicide
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many inquests relating to benefits claimants who have ended their life by suicide her Department has submitted evidence to since 2013; and in how many inquests it was ruled that the policies of her Department were partly responsible for the deceased person’s state of mind.
Answered by: Justin Tomlinson
Answered on: 30 September 2019

Unfortunately, the information requested is not held centrally and is therefore unavailable without incurring a disproportionate cost.

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