Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

For the past 24 months, please provide statistics of the monthly number of sanctions that were imposed on persons within the district of Bradford City Council claiming Income-based benefits as follows:

i. Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance; Universal Credit

ii. Limit the sanctions to Lower level sanctions (4-13 weeks) for the two specific events:
- failing to attend an interview at Jobcentre Plus
- failing to carry out part of the applicants jobseeker's agreement

c.f. https://www.turn2us.org.uk/Benefit-guide...

Please split each months statistics into 4 ethnic groups:
White
Pakistani/Indian/Bangladeshi
Black/Mixed
Other

Yours faithfully,

P Charles

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Dear DWP IGS FOI,

For the months 1 January 2016 to 31 January 2018, please provide statistics of the monthly number of sanctions that were imposed on persons within the district of West Yorkshire claiming Universal Credit (income based and contributory factors combined).
Please split each months statistics into 4 ethnic groups:
White
Pakistani/Indian/Bangladeshi
Black/Mixed
Other

Yours sincerely,

P Charles

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Dear P. Charles

Thank you for your request, it has been logged and your reference number
is FOI 2018-3147. You should receive a response by 8 August 2018 unless we
need to come back to you to clarify your request or the balance of the
public interest test needs to be considered.

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Dear DWP IGS FOI,

Thank you for informing me that under section 12 of the Freedom of Information Act the DWP is not obliged to comply with the request because the cost would exceed £600.

In an effort to limit the cost please can you limit the request to just two ethnics groups:
Whites and Non-whites

Yours sincerely,

P Charles

DWP IGS FOI, Department for Work and Pensions

Dear P. Charles

Thank you for your request, it has been logged and your reference number
is FOI 2018-3554. You should receive a response by 18 September 2018
unless we need to come back to you to clarify your request or the balance
of the public interest test needs to be considered.

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Statistical Services Freedom of Information Team
 
 
 
 

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Dear DWP IGS FOI,

As per your reply "we recommend that you limit your request to only ask for the latest available data", please provide the said latest available data.

Yours sincerely,

P Charles

Dear DWP IGS FOI,

You have not replied to my FOI request Income-based benefit Lower level sanctions promptly, as normally required by law.

This is a reminder to the Department for Work and Pensions to reply to my request.

Yours sincerely,

P Charles

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Dear P Charles

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Internal Review, we apologise for the delay in this being sent.

  
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Dear DWP IGS FOI,

Thank you for provided the number of sanction actions in West Yorkshire District on the on 31st July 2018 UC Full Service caseload:
* Those identifying as White: 490 of 10,660
* Those identifying as Non-White: 140 of 3,410
* Those who Did Not, or Preferred Not, to Say: 690 of 9,870

Please provide the same breakdown (i.e. White, Non-White, Preferred Not to Say) for all the other regions that universal credit has been rolled out in?

Yours sincerely,

P Charles

no-reply@dwp.ecase.co.uk on behalf of DWP Central FOI Team, Department for Work and Pensions

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Dear P Charles,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 23rd
December.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team

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