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Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 112579, tabled on 26 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate she has made of the number of people affected by administrative errors made by her Department which led to financial hardship for claimants in (a) Coventry, (b) the West Midlands and (c) England during the covid-19 outbreak.

Answered on

31 January 2022

The Department does not hold Official Error data, or details of subsequent hardships requests for a reduction in the rate of repayment, by geographical area.

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