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National Insurance: Peterborough

Volume 475: debated on Friday 9 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many national insurance numbers were issued to (a) UK citizens and (b) citizens of other EU member states in Peterborough in each month since May 2004; and if he will make a statement. (178429)

[holding answer 15 January 2008]: Information regarding the number of national insurance numbers issued to UK citizens in Peterborough is not available.

Registrations for national insurance numbers to adult nationals of EU member states (other than the UK) in the Peterborough parliamentary constituency

Year of registration

Number of registrations






1. When presenting an EU time series, if a country moved into the EU during the time series, that country has been included in the EU for the whole of the time series, to facilitate comparisons over time.

2. The data we hold on national insurance number registrations for adult foreign nationals are only available annually.

3. Figures exclude a small number of cases where nationality is unknown.

4. Data for adult foreign nationals are only available at parliamentary constituency level for 2005-06 and 2006-07.

5. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

6. Years referred to are from 6 April to 5 April.

7. The figures do not include any NINOs that may have been issued to young foreign nationals under the juvenile registration process.


100 per cent. extract from National Insurance Recording System at 31 May 2007