Campaign Totals – Department of Work and Pensions

The Department of Work and Pensions indiciated that it was unable to give detailed figures in response to my request.

Total number of actions received between May 1st 2010 and May 1st 2011: approx 8,500

Number of letters: approx. 1,400
Number of postcards: approx. 2,800
Number of emails: approx. 4,300

Breakdown by topic and organisation:
The Department of Work and Pension was unable to give me a detailed breakdown by action but said that they’d received significant numbers of actions from the following organisations;

  • Reform of Disability Living Allowance – Mencap, National Autistic Society, and RNIB
  • Reform of Child Support – Gingerbread
  • “Make welfare work for mental health” – organisation(s) not identified
  • “Hardest Hit” campaign – organisation(s) not identified
  • “Mind the Gap” (Poverty) – UNICEF
  • Remploy (“Chopper Clegg”) – organisation(s) not identified
  • Anti slavery/domestic slavery – International Labour Organisation

Information taken from Freedom of Information request returned on 31 May 2011 and is taken from a list of information provided by Department of Work and Pension .

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