Tamworth

Work and Pensions written question – answered at on 24 March 2005.

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Photo of Brian Jenkins Brian Jenkins Labour, Tamworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many pensioners in Tamworth receive attendance allowance.

Photo of Maria Eagle Maria Eagle The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The administration of attendance allowance is a matter for the Chief Executive of the Disability and Carers Service, Mr. Terry Moran. He will write to the hon. Member with the information requested.

Letter from Terry Moran to Mr. Brian Jenkins, dated 24 March 2005

In reply to your recent Parliamentary Question about the Disability and Carers Service, the Minister for Disabled People, Maria Eagle MP, on behalf of the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, promised a substantive reply from the Chief Executive.

You asked the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many pensioners in Tamworth receive attendance allowance.

As at November 2004, there were 2.0 thousand attendance allowance recipients in Tamworth Parliamentary Constituency.

Notes:

1. Figure taken from a 5 per cent. sample and therefore subject to sampling error.

2. Number has been rounded to the nearest hundred and expressed in thousands.

3. Only AA cases in payment have been included.

4. Parliamentary Constituencies have been allocated using the relevant ONS postcode directory.

Source:

IAD Information Centre, 5 per cent. sample.

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