Official Statistics

Employment and Support Allowance: statistics on sanctions, May 2012

Data on the conditionality sanctions applied to claimants who were receiving the benefit between 1 March 2010 and 28 February 2012.

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This statistical release includes data for England, Scotland and Wales.

The headline figures are:

  • there were 12,190 conditionality sanctions applied to ESA claimants in the work-related activity group (WRAG) between 1 March 2010 and 28 February 2011
  • there were 11,410 conditionality sanctions applied to ESA claimants in the WRAG between 1 March 2011 and 28 February 2012

Coverage: Great Britain