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Income Support

Volume 171: debated on Friday 4 May 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many recipients of income support declare earnings (a) within the earnings disregard limit and (b) resulting in some reduction of benefit.

[holding answer 20 April 1990]: The information is in the table:

Number of people with earnings up to the level of the disregard32,0005,000
Number of people with earnings above the level of the disregard85,00028,000

Note: These figures apply to individuals, not to claims.

Source: Annual Statistical Enquiry, May 1988.