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Pensions: Stroud

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 29 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many residents in each electoral ward in Stroud constituency receive pension credit. The answer is set out in the following table.

Household recipients and individual beneficiaries of pension credit in each ward in Stroud constituency August 2006

Ward Name

Household recipients

Individual beneficiaries

Amberley and Woodchester

50

60

Berkeley

215

260

Bisley

60

75

Cainscross

325

395

Cam East

195

235

Cam West

205

265

Central

70

80

Chalford

165

205

Coaley and Uley

60

80

Dursley

220

265

Eastington and Standish

115

130

Farmhill and Paganhill

120

135

Hardwicke

115

145

Minchinhampton

195

235

Nailsworth

240

290

Over Stroud

50

60

Painswick

115

125

Rodborough

105

130

Severn

170

210

Slade

80

95

Stonehouse

405

490

The Stanleys

200

250

Thrupp

50

65

Trinity

85

95

Uplands

120

140

Upton St Leonards

60

70

Vale

50

65

Valley

85

105

Wotton-under-Edge

260

315

Stroud constituency Total

3,950

4,800

Notes: 1. Caseloads are rounded to the nearest five. 2. Wotton-under-Edge crosses the parliamentary constituency boundary. 3. As a result of 1. and 2. totals may not sum. 4. Wards are based on 2003 ward boundaries. 5. Household recipients are those people who claim Pension Credit either for themselves only or on behalf of a household. 6. The number of individual beneficiaries includes both claimants and their partners. Source: DWP Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study 100 per cent data.

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