Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
Could you please advise what the total monetary value is that has accumulated
since 2010 due to welfare sanctions?
Could you please advise if sanctions have saved the department money and if so how much?
Could you provide figures for all those that have been sanctioned and have become homeless during or shortly after their sanction period?
Could you also advice how many claims were closed due to death after a sanction was put in place?
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