On 18 November, the Chair of the Economic Affairs Committee, Lord Bridges of Headley MBE sent a letter to Chair Richard Hughes regarding the OBR’s welfare spending forecasts.

Richard Hughes replied with further information on 25 November. Both letters are available below.

This supplementary release was reissued on 14 December with Chart 1.3 amended to show working-age PIP and DLA caseloads rather than total caseloads.