Detail of outcome
As a result of the responses received the government has decided to continue with the publication.
This consultation ran from 12 July 2012 12:00am to
4 October 2012 11:45pm
This consultation invited comments on DWP's proposal to cease publication of the annual 'Income related benefits: estimates of take-up' report.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) produces a wealth of statistics on a regular basis in standard publications, as well as producing additional ad-hoc analyses in response to identified needs. The department constantly aims to keep statistics relevant and useful. In the current climate, with increasingly limited resources, it is critically important that our statistical outputs reflect our users’ priorities.
Statistics on ‘income related benefits: estimates of take-up’ are published here:
Our How we consult page has more information about the code of practice we follow and explains how we deal with responses.