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Pension Credit: Derbyshire

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in (a) Derbyshire and (b) North East Derbyshire are receiving pension credit. (294845)

The information requested is in the following table:

Households in receipt of pension credit

Individual beneficiaries of pension credit

County of Derbyshire

34,670

42,990

North East Derbyshire parliamentary constituency

4,560

5,740

Notes:

1. The number of households in receipt 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.

3. Number of beneficiaries—pension credit is claimed on a household basis and therefore the number of people that pension credit helps is the number of claimants in addition to the number of partners for whom they are also claiming.

Source:

DWP Information Directorate Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study