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Employment and Skills benefits
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    State Pension Recipients, Borough

    The State Pension was first introduced on 1 January 1909. The foundation of a universal contribution-related basic State Pension was laid in the 1940s. There are two main types of State Pension: contributory and non-contributory. Contributory State Pension consists of any combination of a Basic Pension (BP), Additional Pension (AP) or Graduated Retirement Benefit (GRB). Non-contributory pension consists of a Basic Pension plus any Gradu...
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    Pension Credit Claimants, Borough

    Pension Credit was introduced in October 2003. It is a non-contributory, income-related benefit. Its purposes are: To lift the poorest pensioners out of poverty by providing a contribution to a minimum guaranteed income for those aged 60 and over living in Great Britain. To reward those aged 65 and over who have made modest provision for their retirement. It is not necessary to have paid National Insurance contributions ...
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    Incapacity Benefit Claimants, Borough

    Incapacity Benefit (IB) replaced Sickness Benefit and Invalidity Benefit from 13 April 1995. It is paid to people who are assessed as being incapable of work and who meet certain contribution conditions. There are three rates of Incapacity Benefit. There are two short-term rates: the lower rate (IBST(L)) is paid for the first 28 weeks of sickness and the higher rate (IBST(H)) for weeks 29 to 52. The long-term rate (IBLT) applies to peo...
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    Job Seekers Allowance Claimants, Borough

    Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) replaced Unemployment Benefit and Income Support for unemployed people on 7th October 1996. It is payable to people under state pension age who are available for and actively seeking work. Participants in some government training schemes are able to claim JSA. In addition to signing an agreement with Job Centre Plus stipulating work restrictions and a programme for finding work a person must: be living in Gre...
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    Income Support Claimants, Borough

    Table showing numbers and rates of income support claimants. Income Support is intended to help people on low incomes who do not have to be available for employment. It can normally be claimed by people who are: - aged 16 or over; - not working or working under 16 hours per week (and/or with a partner working under 24 hours); - not required to be available for full-time employment; and - in receipt of insufficient income to meet prescr...
  • Updated a month ago

    Employment and Support Allowance Claimants

    Numbers and rates of people claiming Employment Support Allowance. Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) replaced Incapacity Benefit and Income Support paid on the grounds of incapacity for new claims from 27th October 2008.
  • Updated 6 months ago

    DWP Working-Age Client Group by Ward

    All people of working-age claiming benefits. Data presented here by gender, out-of-work group and those aged under 25. Figures under 500 are subject to high sampling variation and should be used with caution. The rates are calculated using resident working-age ONS population mid-year estimates (from NOMIS) The benefits totals come from DWP and are available from NOMIS. https://www.nomisweb.co.uk Other benefits data for small areas a...
  • Updated 6 months ago

    Working-age Client Group (Claimants of Key Benefits), Borough

    Working Age Client Group (number of working-age people who are claiming one or more key DWP benefits), rates, and numbers. Out of work benefit claimants, and rates. Key out-of-work benefits consists of the benefit stat groups (Job seeker, ESA and incapacity benefits, Lone parent, and Others on income related benefit), which therefore includes Jobseeker’s Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance, Incapacity Benefit or Severe Disablem...
  • Updated a year ago

    Children in Out-of-Work Benefit Households, Ward and Borough

    Children in out-of-work benefit households by age and ward and borough. The numbers and percentages of children living in households where a parent or guardian claimed out-of-work benefits. Children of Working-age DWP Clients. Data represent a snapshot as at 31 May. Data represent the number of children dependent on a parent or guardian who is claiming one or a combination of the following out-of-work benefits: Income Support, Jobseeke...
  • Created 2 years ago

    Housing Benefit Claimants, Borough

    Housing Benefit Caseload by month (each May since 2009), by age group, employment status and tenure.Housing Benefit claimant statistics are derived from the Single Housing Benefit Extract (SHBE). SHBE is compiled from monthly returns of housing benefit claimants from each individual local authority. Recording and clerical errors can occur within SHBE - for this reason, no reliance should be placed on very small numbers. Based on the Lo...