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Social Security Benefits: Disqualification

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN HL1956, tabled on 7 September 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they have responded to the report Time to Rethink Benefit Sanctions published in March by five British churches; if so, what is their assessment of that report; and if not, whether they intend to respond, and when.

Answered on

14 September 2015

The Department has not responded to this report. However we are currently considering the contents of the Work and Pensions Select Committee report and will be providing a government response shortly.