Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
Please provide information on the number of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claimant households with dependent children, where the claimant has received an adverse sanction decision (by level of sanction for JSA) for the latest 12-month period for which data is available.
If it is possible within the cost limit, please provide information on the number of children in the households affected in whatever way is appropriate for your database – probably number of households affected with 1 dependent child, 2 dependent children, 3 dependent children, or 4 or more dependent children.
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