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Carer's Allowance: Bedfordshire

Volume 498: debated on Wednesday 28 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in Mid Bedfordshire constituency (a) are entitled to and (b) receive carer’s allowance. (295404)

Carer’s allowance—mid Bedfordshire constituency: February 2009NumberEntitlement only500Receiving benefit470 Notes:1. Caseload totals show the number of people who are entitled to receive carer’s allowance, including those who receive no actual payment.2. Carers entitled to receive carer’s allowance may not be paid it because they receive an overlapping benefit equal to or greater than their weekly rate of carer’s allowance.3. Caseload figures are rounded to the nearest 10.4. Figures are published on the DWP website at:www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/tabtool.aspSource:DWP Information Directorate: Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study