Income Support Lone Parent Regime
The latest statistics on the Income Support Lone Parent Regime produced by the Department for Work and Pensions were released on 15 May 2013.
Statistics on the Income Support Lone Parent Regime include data for England, Scotland and Wales for the period up to the end of December 2012.
The key points from the latest release are:
- In the year up to and including December 2012, 744,000 Work Focused Interviews were conducted with lone parents in receipt of Income Support.
- In the year up to and including December 2012, 61,400 sanctions were imposed on lone parents in receipt of Income Support. These sanctions were imposed upon 47,700 individual claims. This represents 5.7% of the Income Support lone parent client base in that 12 month period.
Coverage: Great Britain.
Next Release Date: 14 August 2013