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Post Office Card Account

Volume 450: debated on Monday 9 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which benefits can be paid into a Post Office card account. (90470)

The benefits and pensions administered by Department for Work and Pensions that can be paid into a Post Office card account are listed:

Attendance Allowance

Bereavement Benefit

Carer's Allowance

Child Maintenance

Christmas Bonus Payments

Cold Weather Payments

Disability Living Allowance

Incapacity Benefit

Income Support

Industrial Death Benefit

Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit

Jobseeker's Allowance

Jobcentre Plus New Deal Payments

Jobcentre Plus Training Payments

Maternity Allowance

Pension Credit

Reduced Earnings Allowance

Severe Disablement Allowance

State Retirement Pension

Social Fund Payments

Widows Benefit

Winter Fuel Payments

Benefits and tax credits administered by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, Northern Ireland Social Security Agency (NISSA) and the Veteran’s Agency can also be paid into a Post Office card account.