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Social Security Benefits: Overseas Residence

Volume 475: debated on Wednesday 7 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many claimants of (a) the disability living allowance care component, (b) incapacity benefit, (c) the state pension and (d) bereavement benefit he estimates are living in other European economic area (EEA) states and Switzerland. (201444)

The most recent available information is in the following table.

Cases in payment in the European economic area and Switzerland

Number

Disability living allowance care component (at 4 October 2007)

110

Incapacity benefit (at 8 April 2008)

10,180

State pension (at 8 April 2008)

374,120

Bereavement benefits (at 8 April 2008)

1,055

Note:

Figures have been rounded to the nearest five.

Source:

DMS MOP scan