Amount spent each year on gluten free food vouchers (FOI)
Amount spent each year on gluten free food vouchers (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 24 August 2015.
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How much is spent each year on the gluten free food vouchers given out by Social Security? If possible I would like to have the amounts for the past three years.
Please could you confirm how many people in Jersey receive food vouchers for gluten free food from social security?
The Social Security department and Treasury and Resources department can confirm that this information is held, and is published in the Social Security Annual Report. The requested information can be found on page 37 of the 2013 Social Security Annual Report.
Download the Social Security Annual Report 2013 (size 4.9mb)
At the time of this response, the 2014 Social Security Annual Report is exempt from immediate disclosure under Article 36 of the Freedom of Information (Jersey) Law 2011, as it is due to be published on gov.je by the Social Security department within the next 12 weeks during the month of September.
The financial cost of the gluten free voucher scheme is also published in the Treasury and Resources Department Financial Report and Accounts:
Financial report and accounts 2014
Previous Social Security Annual Reports may also be found on gov.je:
Download the Social Security Annual Report 2012 (size 3.7mb)
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