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Attendance Allowance: Birmingham

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much was paid in attendance allowance to residents of the Birmingham, Sparkbrook & Small Heath constituency in (a) 2001, (b) 2005 and (c) 2008. (291447)

The information is provided in the following table.

Total value of attendance allowance payments to people in the Birmingham Sparkbrook and Small Heath parliamentary constituency in 2001, 2005 and 2008

£ million (nominal terms)

2001-02

5.3

2005-06

6.9

2008-09

7.9

Notes:

1. Figures are consistent with budget 2009 expenditure forecast.

2. Benefit and expenditure and caseload information is available on the Department website at:

http://reasearch.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd4/medium_term.asp

Source:

DWP Statistical and Accounting data