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Social Security Benefits: Hemsworth

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 34452, tabled on 16 July 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in Hemsworth constituency are in receipt of any type of welfare payment as at 16 July 2021.

Answered on

21 July 2021

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

The Department does publish Experimental Statistics on Benefit Combinations and the latest available statistics to November 2020, which can be broken down by parliamentary constituency, are available on the Department’s Stat-Xplore website:

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

Guidance for users of Stat-Xplore is available at:

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

Statistics for a majority of the individual benefits administered by the Department are available at:

Statistics at DWP - Department for Work and Pensions - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Most of these statistics are available by parliamentary constituency on the Stat-Xplore website.

The Department also publishes annual benefit expenditure tables and the latest publication by parliamentary constituency is for 2019/20 and available at:

Benefit expenditure and caseload tables 2020 - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

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