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Industrial Disablement Benefit

Volume 301: debated on Wednesday 26 November 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what was the total amount paid in industrial disablement benefit to claimants in each of the last three years. [16395]

The information is in the table.

£ million
YearAmount
1994–95645
1995–96670
1996–97661

Source:

Social Security Departmental Report 1997.

Notes:

1.The figures include reduced earnings allowance.

2.The figures for 1994–95 and 1995–96 are actual spending, whilst that for 1996–97 is an estimate.