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Carer's Allowance: South Yorkshire

Volume 495: debated on Friday 3 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people have been in receipt of carer's allowance in (a) Barnsley and (b) Doncaster in the last 12 months. (282784)

The information is in the following table.

Carer’s allowance—cases in payment

2008

Barnsley

Doncaster

February

2,690

3,360

May

2,690

3,380

August

2,730

3,430

November

2,810

3,480

Notes:

Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

Caseload totals show the number of people in receipt of an allowance and exclude people with entitlement, but who do not actually receive carer’s allowance, for example, because of the overlapping benefits rule.

Source:

DWP Information Directorate.