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State Retirement Pensions: Perth

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people claimed the state pension in Perth and North Perthshire constituency in each of the last three years. (289516)

Information on the number of people who have claimed the State Pension is not available. Information on the total State Pension caseload for the Perth and North Perthshire constituency is in the following table.

Caseload

2006

20,330

2007

20,730

2008

21,050

Notes:

1. Figures are as at November for the years shown.

2. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10; some additional disclosure control has been applied.

3. Caseload refers to successful claims.

4. Constituencies are for the Westminster parliament.

Source:

DWP Information Directorate—Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study.