Social Security Benefits:Written question - 58641

Q
(Preston)
Asked on: 11 June 2020
Department for Work and Pensions
Social Security Benefits
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of benefit claims were successful in (a) Preston, (b) Lancashire and (c) England and Wales in April (i) 2018, (ii) 2019 and (iii) 2020.
A
Answered by: Will Quince
Answered on: 16 June 2020

The available statistics for Universal Credit claims by postcode area, and starts by postcode area and Jobcentre Plus office are published quarterly at:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/

The available statistics for outcomes of Work Capability Assessments (WCA) for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) by various geographies are published quarterly at:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk

The available statistics for registrations and clearances for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) by various geographies are published quarterly at:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk

Guidance for users is available at:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html

The information for all other benefits is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.

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