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Winter Fuel Payments: Leeds

Volume 465: debated on Tuesday 23 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many claims for winter fuel payments were made in the Leeds, West constituency in each year since their introduction. (159860)

Information relating to winter fuel payments for the winters of 1997-98 and 1998-99 is not available. The information from winter 1999-2000 is in the following table.

Leeds, West Constituency

Payments made

1999-2000

13,870

2000-01

14,920

2001-02

14,790

2002-03

14,680

2003-04

14,480

2004-05

14,030

2005-06

13,890

2006-07

13,910

Notes: 1. Figures rounded to the nearest 10. 2. Parliamentary constituencies are assigned by matching postcodes against the ONS postcode directory. Source: Information directorate 100 per cent. data.