Jim Murphy – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Work and Pensions

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Jim Murphy on 2015-02-10.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many DWP sanctions there were relating to each benefit in each Scottish parliamentary constituency in 2013-14.

Esther McVey

The information requested for Jobseeker’s Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance adverse sanctions, by Scottish Parliamentary constituency, for each of the last four years is published at:


Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:


The available information in respect of Income Support Lone Parents (ISLP) sanctions is shown in the attached table.