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Sure Start Maternity Grant

Volume 449: debated on Tuesday 25 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many women in (a) England, (b) the Tees Valley and (c) Middlesbrough, South and East Cleveland have received the Sure Start maternity grant since 2001. (87971)

The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available is in the tables.

Sure Start maternity grants for England

Number of awards

2001-02

172,130

2002-03

199,010

2003-04

204,310

2004-05

203,480

2005-06

205,750

2006-07 to 30 June

49,890

Sure Start maternity grants for Tees Social Fund District

Number of awards

2001-02

2,930

2002-03 to 31 October

1,980

Sure Start maternity grants for area covered by Tees Valley Jobcentre Plus DistrictNumber of awards2002-03 from 1 November1,6102003-044,1402004-053,8402005-064,0602006-07 to 30 June990 Notes:1. Data is not available by parliamentary constituency but only by JobcentrePlus District, and, before Jobcentre Plus Districts were used for theadministration of the social fund, by social fund district.2. Middlesbrough, South and East Cleveland parliamentary constituency used to be part of Tees social fund district and is now part of Tees Valley Jobcentre Plus District. The latter was formed in November 2002 by merging part of Durham social fund district with Tees social fund district. Thus data in the third table is not comparable with that in the second table.3. Figures are for all awards, irrespective of whether the award was made to the mother or her partner.4. Some women will have received more than one sure start maternity grant since 2001-02.5. Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10.Source: DWP Social Fund Policy, Budget and Management Information System