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Pension Credit: Essex

Volume 495: debated on Monday 6 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many pensioners in (a) Essex and (b) Castle Point have received pension credit in each year since its inception. (282061)

Households in receipt of pension credit in Essex and Castle PointNovember each yearEssexCastle Point200338,3902,680200452,3703,740200554,1903,910200655,3804,030200755,5004,130200855,8704,200Notes:1. Caseload figures are 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.