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Invalid Care Allowance

Volume 405: debated on Monday 12 May 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to his answer of 6 May 2003, Official Report, column 552W, on invalid care allowance, if he will estimate in how many of the successful claims in each quarter by people over state pension age payment was not made because of the operation of the overlapping benefits regulations. [112367]

The available information is in the table.

Carers Allowance: number of successful claims made by people over state pensions age in Great Britain where the allowance was not in payment because of the overlapping benefit regulations at the end of each quarter from June 2001 to December 2002
Quarter to end ofSuccessful claims not in payment
September 2001885
December 2001770
March 2002870
June 2002860
September 20024,295
December 200212,440


100 per cent. Data from the CA Computer System (CACS) supplied by Information and Analysis Directorate. Figures are rounded to the nearest 5.