The Department for Work and Pensions are currently consulting on new statistics to measure claimant unemployment in a more consistent manner over time. We are keen to hear from all users of the Claimant Count and DWP benefit statistics with their views on the options proposed. The consultation documents can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/proposals-for-a-new-statistical-series-to-count-unemployed-claimants
along with details on how to respond. The consultation closes on 21st July 2018.