Automating the UC sanctioning process - Budget annoucement
J Roberts made this Freedom of Information request to Department for Work and Pensions
Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
The Spring Budget 2023 includes the following:
3.25 Alongside this, the government is strengthening the way the sanctions regime is applied, by automating parts of the process to improve efficiency and reduce error, and ensuring that Work Coaches have the tools and training to implement sanctions as effectively as possible, including for failing to take up a job.
1. Please provide full details of the additional training for Work Coaches to apply sanctions effectively e.g. course materials and screenshots.
2. Please provide a copy of any document which includes research findings that informed your decision to implement the changes.
3. Please provide full details of any impact assessment you have made on how the changes will affect claimants.
4. Please provide all information held on the changes to assist Jobcentre managers to implement them.
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