Income Support lone parents regime: official statistics: quarterly official statistics bulletin

Document type
Other
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Department for Work and Pensions
Publisher
DWP
Date of publication
31 August 2016
Subject(s)
Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion, Children and Young People, Employment
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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These are the official statistics on the Income Support Lone Parent (ISLP) regime. They contain figures on lone parent work-focused interviews and ISLP sanctions up to March 2016.

The headline figures are:

  • In the year up to and including March 2016, 636,800 work-focused interviews were conducted with ISLPs.
  • In the year up to and including March 2016, 37,000 sanctions were imposed on ISLP customers. These sanctions were imposed upon 32,800 individual claims. This represents 5.4% of the total ISLP claims in that 12 month period.

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