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How many households have applied for a job seekers allowance since the start of the pandemic of March 2020?

Nadeya Hussain made this Freedom of Information request to Kirklees Borough Council

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Dear Kirklees Borough Council,

Could you please acknowledge receipt of this email - thank you.
I wish to make an application under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.
Please would you let me know in writing and within 20 working days if
you hold information on the following description:

How many households have applied for a job seekers allowance since the start of the pandemic of March 2020?

If any part of the information requested is covered by one or more of the absolute exemptions in the Act please treat this request as a request for that part of the information which is not covered by the absolute exemption.

If you consider that a qualified exemption applies and that you will be unable to comply within 20 working days please provide me with an estimated date on which you expect to be able to respond.

If you are of the view that there may be further information of the kind requested but it is held by another public authority please let me know as soon as possible. Please continue with this application as quickly as possible.

If you do not hold such information I wish to have whatever you are able to provide me with, whether that be a copy of the information
And/or
- an opportunity to inspect the record
And/or
- a summary of the information

Please continue with this application as quickly as possible.

Yours faithfully,

Nadeya Hussain

Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

23734 - How many households have applied for a job seekers allowance since the start of the pandemic of March 2020?

Dear Ms Hussain

I confirm receipt of your information request and that we are dealing with this and will respond to you in due course.

The Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004 allow up to 20 working days for responding to information requests.

If you are not content with the handling of your request, you have the right to ask for an internal review. Requests for internal reviews should be addressed to the Monitoring Officer, 1st Floor, Civic Centre 3, Market Street, Huddersfield HD1 2EY. Alternatively, you can send an email to: [email address].

Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future communications.

If you are not content with the outcome of any review you have the right under section 50 of the 2000 Act to apply to the Information Commissioner for a decision as to whether your request for information has been dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Act. The Information Commissioner’s website is at www.ico.org.uk and gives more information about the role and duties of the Commissioner. The ICO telephone helpline on 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745 is available between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.

Regards

Information Governance Team
Kirklees Council, Governance Service
Telephone: 01484 221000 (voice activated switchboard – please ask for Freedom of Information)

For more information about how we deal with your personal data, please see the Kirklees Council privacy notice

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Freedom Info, Kirklees Borough Council

Dear Ms Hussain

We wouldn’t hold this information.

Job seekers no longer exists for new claims as persons would need to claim Universal Credits.

Any information regarding persons claiming welfare benefits would need to come from the Department of Works and Pensions

Regards

Governance Service| Information Governance Team
Kirklees Metropolitan Council
Red Doles Lane | Huddersfield | HD2 1YF
External: 01484 221000

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During the Coronavirus pandemic, our response to information rights requests may be longer. Please be assured that we will endeavour to reply to your request as soon as possible.

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