Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
I would be grateful if you could please confirm, on a monthly basis for the previous 3 financial years, the total numbers and amounts of arrears/backdated benefits payments for each of the following types of benefits:
-Jobseekers' Allowance (income-based)
-Jobseekers' Allowance (contribution-based)
-Employment and Support Allowance (income-related)
-Employment and Support Allowance (contribution-related)
-Personal Independence Payments
I am looking for data regarding the number of claims as well as the amounts paid. However if this would exceed the cost threshold for providing this information, then please provide only the numbers of claims.
Camden Community Law Centre
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