HC Deb 23 July 1996 vol 282 c289W
Mr. Robert Ainsworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many people who have been disallowed incapacity benefit in the Coventry benefits district in each quarter since April 1995(a) are currently signing on as unemployed, (b) are claiming unemployment benefits and (c) have started work. [37854]

Mr. Burt

The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available is as follows.

The number of people disallowed incapacity benefit who have successfully made claims to unemployment benefits and/or credits of national insurance in the Employment Service Coventry district is shown in the table:

Quarter ending Number of cases
June 1995 11
September 1995 40
December 1995 54
March 1996 22
June 1996 111
Total in period 238

1. Of the total making a claim eight have been placed in work by an Employment Service adviser or through specialist PACT help. This figure does not include those who have found work by using the self service facility in Jobcentres.