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Attendance Allowance: Bedfordshire

Volume 498: debated on Wednesday 28 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much was paid in attendance allowance to residents of Mid Bedfordshire constituency in (a) 2001, (b) 2005 and (c) 2008. (295407)

The information is in the following table:

Attendance allowance expenditure for mid Bedfordshire parliamentary constituency

Period

Amount (£ million) (nominal terms)

2001-02

3.20

2005-06

4.70

2008-09

5.80

Notes:

1. Figures are rounded to the nearest £100,000.

2. Tables containing benefit expenditure by benefit, departmental strategic objective, local authority and parliamentary constituency can be found at the following URL:

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

and a copy has been placed in the Library.

Source:

DWP Statistical and Accounting Data