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Employment and Support Allowance

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 111083, tabled on 2 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many recipients of employment support allowance have moved into work since changes were made to the level of that benefit in April 2017.

Answered on

9 November 2017

The information is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.

The latest information to February 2017 on the number of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claimants by phase of claim is published and available at:

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

Guidance for users is available at:

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