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Pension Credit: Nottinghamshire

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 10 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many households were in receipt of pension credit in each parliamentary constituency in Nottinghamshire in (a) November 2003 and (b) May 2008. (254883)

The information is in the following table.

Households in receipt of pension credit in each parliamentary constituency in Nottinghamshire

November 2003

May 2008

Ashfield

3,550

5,180

Bassetlaw

3,190

4,400

Broxtowe

2,540

3,630

Gedling

2,690

3,700

Mansfield

3,040

4,300

Newark

3,250

4,260

Rushcliffe

2,330

3,200

Sherwood

2,530

3,800

Notes:

1. The number of households in receipt is rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Household recipients are those people who claim pension credit either for themselves only or on behalf of a household.

Source:

DWP Information Directorate Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study 100 per cent. data