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National Insurance: Foreign Workers

Volume 464: debated on Friday 19 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many foreign nationals in the Forest of Dean district were issued with national insurance numbers in (a) the last year for which figures are available and (b) each of the preceding four years. (158047)

Information is not available prior to 2004. The available information is in the following table.

Registrations for national insurance numbers by foreign nationals in the Forest of Dean district council area

Year of registration

Number of registrations

2004-05

140

2005-06

240

2006-07

250

Notes:

1. Numbers are rounded to the nearest ten.

2. Totals may not sum due to rounding.

3. Local authorities are assigned by matching postcodes against the relevant postcode directory.

4. Local authority counts are based on the most recently recorded address of the NINO recipient.

Source:

100 per cent. sample at 25 June 2005, 17 June 2006 and 14 May 2007 from the National Insurance Recording System (NIRS).

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many foreign nationals in the Milton Keynes unitary authority were issued with national insurance numbers in (a) the last year for which figures are available and (b) each of the preceding four years. (159207)

Information is not available prior to 2004. The available information is in the following table.

National insurance number registrations in respect of non-UK Nationals in Milton Keynes local authority

Year of registration

Registrations

2004-05

2,330

2005-06

2,950

2006-07

3,220

Notes:

1. Numbers are rounded to the nearest ten.

2. Totals may not sum due to rounding.

3. Numbers are based on 100 per cent. data from the national insurance recording system (NIRS).

4. Local authority is assigned by matching postcodes against the relevant postcode directory.

5. Local authority counts are based on the most recently recorded address of the NINO recipient.

Source:

100 per cent sample at 25 June 2005, 17 June 2006 and 14 May 2007 from the national insurance recording system