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Industrial Disablement Pension And Housing Benefit (Nottingham)

Volume 131: debated on Thursday 14 April 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many individuals in the Nottingham, North area receive industrial disablement pension; how many of them currently receive housing benefit; and how many will lose part or all of that housing benefit from April.

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people will (a) receive reduced housing benefit and (b) lose their entitlement to housing benefit in Houghton and Washington from April.

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will make it his policy to estimate by constituency the number of pensioners now receiving housing benefit who will lose rights after the change in the social security system in April.

No. We hold no data that would enable us to do this on a constituency-by-constituency basis.