A response to an FOI request (Ref: 2012-4219) for benefit statistics for Liverpool, Sefton Wirral and Knowsley local authorities.
This is a response to an FOI request for information about the number of claimants of Jobseeker’s Allowance, Employment Support Allowance and Housing Benefit in the local authority areas of Liverpool, Sefton, Wirral, Knowsley from 2009 to 2013.
In addition, the request asked:
- how many receivers of these benefits had them withdrawn in these years
- how many people were moved from Employment Support Allowance to Jobseeker’s Allowance and successfully appealed this decision in the above years
- what the combined bill was for the benefits in these years in the areas mentioned