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Funeral Payments

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 109500, tabled on 30 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of funeral expenses payments claims made in 2019-20 were cleared in (a) 15 working days, (b) 15 working days plus 2 days and (c) 15 working days plus 5 days.

Answered on

9 November 2020

The information requested, in Great Britain, is reported annually in Appendix 1 of the Social Fund Annual Report, up to 2017/18:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/social-fund-annual-report-2017-to-2018

The information requested for 2019/20 will be published in due course, and so cannot be released ahead of publication.