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Disallowed Unemployment Benefit

Volume 173: debated on Wednesday 6 June 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what information is available regarding the duration of periods of unemployment benefit disqualification imposed in each quarter since April 1989.

No information is available on the duration of periods of unemployment benefit disqualification since April 1989.

Hardship payments of income support to claimants who were not available for full time work or who had not actively sought work
Social Security RegionNorth EastMidlandsLondon NorthLondon SouthWales and South WestNorth WestScotlandNational Total
Number of hardship payments where claimant:
October 1989
Was unavailable1:
Awards made20123732412313178
Awards refused12101215381510112
Did not actively seek work:
Awards made45122531243
Awards refused1405331127
November 1989
Was unavailable1:
Awards made17167871271319241
Awards refused17131416351511121
Did not actively seek work:
Awards made381614832981
Awards refused12111631438
December 1989
Was unavailable1:
Awards made411722335331416379
Awards refused12810161510677
Did not actively seek work:
Awards made5523973759
Awards refused332141115
January 1990
Was unavailable1:
Awards made30185642611117235
Awards refused971711391219114
Did not actively seek work:
Awards made55297104666
Awards refused135124723
February 1990
Was unavailable1:
Awards made33107028282123213
Awards refused951242682387
Did not actively seek work:
Awards made71119692458
Awards refused633120217