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Financial Assistance Scheme: Wales

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 13958, tabled on 10 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will publish the total amount paid out to members of the Financial Assistance Scheme in Wales in each of the last five years.

Answered on

15 June 2021

The table below provides details of the total amount paid out to members of the Financial Assistance Scheme in each of the last five years for Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

Year

Great Britain

Northern Ireland

Total

2016-2017

£189,739,599

£4,968,275

£194,707,874

2017-2018

£211,930,501

£5,474,513

£217,405,014

2018-2019

£211,614,050

£5,499,935

£217,113,985

2019-2020

£212,227,970

£5,693,023

£217,920,993

2020-2021

£218,793,879

£6,149,583

£224,943,462

Total

£1,044,305,999

£27,785,329

£1,072,091,328

The Department does not breakdown information for Wales.

Source of information: Department for Work and Pensions Annual Report and Accounts. Northern Ireland Department for Communities Annual Report and Accounts

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