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Employment and Support Allowance

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 228623, tabled on 20 March 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people waited more than (a) one month, (b) two months and (c) three months for a decision on their employment and support allowance claim in each year since May 2010.

Answered on

25 March 2015

Official statistics for Employment and Support Allowance processing times are not readily available and to provide the information requested would incur disproportionate cost.

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