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Winter Fuel Payments: South Yorkshire

Volume 474: debated on Monday 31 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform how many people received the winter fuel payment in (a) Barnsley, East and Mexborough constituency, (b) Barnsley Metropolitan Borough and (c) Doncaster Metropolitan Borough in the most recent period for which figures are available. (195759)

I have been asked to reply.

The information is in the following table. We expect the numbers to be similar for winter 2007-08.

Winter fuel payments made in winter 2006-07


Barnsley, East and Mexborough constituency


Barnsley Metropolitan Borough


Doncaster Metropolitan Borough


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