Dr Eilidh Whiteford – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Work and Pensions

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Dr Eilidh Whiteford on 2014-03-26.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many fixed-length sanctions of (a) high, (b) medium and (c) low level were imposed on jobseeker’s allowance claimants in Scotland in each month from March 2013 to March 2014.

Esther McVey

Statistics on the number of Jobseeker’s Allowance benefit claimants, who have been sanctioned in Scotland, by sanction level, from March 2013, up to September 2013 which is the latest data available, are published and can be found at:


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