These are the official statistics relating to the Income Support lone parent (ISLP) regime. They contains figures on lone parent work-focused interviews (WFIs) and ISLP sanctions up to December 2013.
In the year up to and including December 2013, 597,000 WFIs were conducted with ISLPs.
In the year up to and including December 2013, 43,800 sanctions were imposed on ISLP customers. These sanctions were imposed upon 40,400 individual claims. This represents 5.6% of the ISLP client base in that 12 month period.