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Income Support: Disabled

Volume 479: debated on Monday 29 September 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many new claims for income support on the grounds of incapacity for work for which the claimant qualified for the disability premium from the start of the claim were awarded to (a) single persons aged under 35, (b) single persons aged 35 to 44, (c) single persons aged 35 to 65, (d) couples with claimant aged under 35, (e) couples with claimant aged 35 to 44 and (f) couples with claimant aged 35 to 65 years in the most recent 12 month period for which figures are available. (223245)

[holding answer 10 September 2008]: The information requested would be available only at disproportionate cost.