To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how long on average it took to process a claim for jobseeker’s allowance in the last four weeks for which figures are available; and how many claims took over 14 days to process in this period. (253727)
[holding answer 2 February 2009]:The administration of Jobcentre Plus is a matter for the acting chief executive of Jobcentre Plus, Mel Groves. I have asked him to provide the hon. Member with the information requested.