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Pension Credit: Yorkshire and the Humber

Volume 505: debated on Friday 5 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people resident in (a) Cleethorpes constituency, (b) North East Lincolnshire local authority area and (c) North Lincolnshire local authority area are in receipt of pension credit; and what the average award was for such people in the most recent period for which figures are available. (315234)

The information requested is in the following table.

As at May 2009

Households in receipt of pension credit

Average award (£)

Cleethorpes constituency

5,070

47.61

North East Lincolnshire local authority area

9,300

48.97

North Lincolnshire local authority area

8,380

46.18

Notes:

1. Caseload figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Household recipients are those people who claim pension credit either for themselves only or on behalf of themselves and a partner.

Source:

DWP Information Directorate Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study 100 per cent data.