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star this property date less than 2018-06-27more like thismore than 2018-06-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Funeral Payments more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of funeral expenses payment claims were successful in each year since 2005. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Rutherglen and Hamilton West more like this
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Ged Killen remove filter
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-07-02more like thismore than 2018-07-02
star this property answer text <p>Data on the amount claimed for Funeral Expenses Payments (FEPs) is not collated centrally and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>The number of FEP applications received by the DWP and awards as a proportion of FEP applications processed, in each calendar year since 2005, are given below in table 1. They are rounded to the nearest 0.1%. Figures are not given for 2018 as the calendar year is incomplete.</p><p> </p><p>Due to the timing of application processing, figures on awards may relate to applications processed in the previous year.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Table 1: FEP applications received and proportion of FEP applications resulting in an award, Great Britain 2005 - 2017</strong></p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p>Year</p></td><td><p>Applications received (000s)</p></td><td><p>Awards as a proportion of applications processed</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2005</p></td><td><p>68.5</p></td><td><p>62.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2006</p></td><td><p>67.7</p></td><td><p>61.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2007</p></td><td><p>63.8</p></td><td><p>61.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2008</p></td><td><p>67.5</p></td><td><p>59.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2009</p></td><td><p>68.9</p></td><td><p>58.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2010</p></td><td><p>66.8</p></td><td><p>56.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2011</p></td><td><p>71</p></td><td><p>54.6%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012</p></td><td><p>66.4</p></td><td><p>54.4%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013</p></td><td><p>62.2</p></td><td><p>56.3%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014</p></td><td><p>52.5</p></td><td><p>59.1%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015</p></td><td><p>46.6</p></td><td><p>62.5%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016</p></td><td><p>44.3</p></td><td><p>60.9%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2017</p></td><td><p>41.8</p></td><td><p>61.7%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p>Source: Social Fund Policy, Budget, and Management Information System</p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><ul><li>These figures do not include applications that were processed clerically and have not been entered on to the Social Fund Computer System.</li><li>Figures on applications received differ from the number of applications processed by the DWP. Some applications may have been withdrawn before a decision was made.</li><li>The number of applications made in each year is not equal to the number of people who made applications in that year. An individual may make multiple applications in a given time period.</li><li>The proportion of FEP claims resulting in an award is calculated by dividing the number of awards in a given year by the number of applications processed by the DWP in a given year. The number of awards used in this calculation includes awards made after review, reconsideration or appeal following an initial refusal.</li></ul><p> </p><p> </p>
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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158357 more like this
158358 more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Ged Killen more like this