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Benefits And Allowances

Volume 977: debated on Wednesday 30 January 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, further to his reply to the right hon. Member for Manchester, Wythenshawe on 21 January,

£ millionNumber of beneficiaries on day of count million (thousands)Month of count in 1977
Non-contributory invalidity pension37103June
Housewives' non-contributory invalidity benefit7Not available
Invalid care allowance36March
Attendance allowance167265December
Mobility allowance2061December
Invalidity pension701505June
Invalidity allowance42419June
Industrial disablement benefit191201September
War pensions310397September
Expenditure of supplementary allowances and lump sum payments to long-term sick and disabled people are not accounted for separately.