Daily number of applications for Universal Credit 2022

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

I would like to request the number of applications made for Universal Credit, at a daily level, for each day in 2022.

To be clear, I would like the total number for each day separately, so a sample dataset could have every date in 2022 in the first column and the applications in the second column. The date should be the date that the initial application was made, not the date of the decision - and I would like all applications, whether or not they were successful.

Yours faithfully,

Emily Silcock

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Dear Emily Silcock,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 4th
September.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team