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Access to Work Programme

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 45613, tabled on 2 September 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average waiting time was for an Access to Work grant application to be processed in (a) 2019, (b) 2020, (c) 2021 and (d) 2022.

Answered on

16 September 2022

The average processing times are shown below.

Please note that the data supplied is derived from unpublished management information, which was collected for internal Departmental use only, and have not been quality assured to National Statistics or Official Statistics publication standard. They should therefore be treated with caution.

2018/19 13.2 days

2019/20 25.5 days

2020/21 28.1 days

2021/22 28.3 days

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