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Access to Work Programme

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 127254, tabled on 22 February 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applications for Access to Work grants are currently awaiting a decision.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

1 March 2022

There are currently 17,940 Access to Work applications awaiting a decision as of 22nd February 2022. Please be aware however that this information is based on internal unpublished data.

The Access to Work statistical release includes how many applications results in provision being approved from 2007/08 to 2019/20. Please see Table 1 of the Access to Work statistics.

The latest Access to Work statistical release can be found here:

Access to Work statistics: April 2007 to March 2021 - GOV.UK (

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