To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many benefit claimants assessed as vulnerable had their payments stopped after two failed safeguarding visits from her Department in each year from 2010.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
6 February 2020
DWP Visiting undertakes safeguarding visits for customers who are deemed to be vulnerable in relation to benefit claims.
DWP cannot provide figures exclusively for payments stopped in relation to safeguarding visits as the Department does not hold this information centrally and to do so would incur disproportionate costs.