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Benefits: Disabled People

Volume 456: debated on Monday 29 January 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many disabled people are in receipt of (a) incapacity benefit, (b) income support, (c) housing benefit and (d) carer's allowance. (116525)

[holding answer 18 January 2007]: Claimants are not required to state whether they are disabled in order to claim or receive these benefits. Therefore, the information is not available.