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Universal Credit

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 165634, tabled on 18 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people who applied for universal credit on or after 3 April 2017 have been granted the limited capability for work element.

Answered on

23 July 2018

The information requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

The Department publishes statistics on the total number of households in receipt of limited capability work entitlement – either the limited capability for work element or the limited capability for work and work related activity element. This information is available via Stat-Xplore: https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/

Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:

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

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