David Webster (Glasgow University) briefings on benefit sanctions

October 2016

Dr David Webster is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow (Urban Studies) at the University of Glasgow. His research on the labour market and social impacts of deindustrialisation includes work on incapacity benefit/employment support allowance claims, their relationship to other aspects of worklessness and to population health, and the changing pattern of lone parenthood.

David is currently involved in research that introduces a historical perspective into analysis of the current JSA/ESA sanctions regime.

David Webster's publications
  • Briefings on the DWP's JSA/ESA sanctions statistics release:

6 November 2013

19 February 2014

14 May 2014

13 August 2014

12 November 2014

18 February 2015

13 May 2015

12 August 2015

16 February 2016

18 May 2016

17 August 2016 and supplement Explaining the rise and fall of JSA and ESA sanctions 2010-16 3 Oct 2016