The total cost to date per work-focused interview (or unit cost) is not available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
In response to PSA target requirements, Jobcentre Plus do publish the unit costs for job broking and benefit processing every year in their annual report and accounts. The PSA unit costs for job broking activities and benefit processing for 2004-05 were as shown in the following table.
Benefit Unit cost (£) Job broking 197.64 Benefit processing 28.07
Unit cost (£)