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Winter Fuel Payments: Tyne and Wear

Volume 490: debated on Thursday 26 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much he expects to pay to pensioner households in Houghton and Washington East constituency in winter fuel payments in 2008-09. (265026)

Expenditure on winter fuel payments in the parliamentary constituency of Houghton and Washington East in 2006-07 was £2.9 million. Actual expenditure data are not yet available for 2008-09 and forecasts of benefit expenditure are not produced below national level.


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