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Incapacity Benefit

Volume 406: debated on Wednesday 11 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people are on incapacity benefit in (a) Bassetlaw constituency and (b) England. [116614]

The information is in the table.

People receiving Incapacity Benefit in England and the parliamentary constituency of Bassetlaw at 3CT November 2002
People claiming Incapacity Benefit


1. Figures are rounded to the nearest hundred.

2. Figures exclude people receiving National Insurance credits only.


5 per cent. sample of the Incapacity Benefit computer system, which excludes a small number of cases held clerically.