Pension Credit

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 19th June 2006.

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Photo of David Drew David Drew Labour, Stroud

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many residents in each electoral ward in Stroud district receive pension credit.

Photo of James Purnell James Purnell Minister of State (Pensions Reform), Department for Work and Pensions

The information is in the following table.

Pension credit individual beneficiaries for wards in Stroud parliamentary constituency, November 2005
Ward Name Individual Beneficiaries( 1)
Amberley and Woodchester 60
Berkeley 280
Bisley 70
Cainscross 385
Cam East 235
Cam West 260
Central 85
Chalford 205
Coaley and Uley 70
Dursley 275
Eastington and Standish 125
Farmhill and Paganhill 125
Hardwicke 135
Minchinhampton 220
Nailsworth 295
Over Stroud 60
Painswick 140
Rodborough 130
Severn 205
Slade 100
Stonehouse 500
The Stanleys 235
Thrupp 55
Trinity 90
Uplands 155
Upton St Leonards 70
Vale 70
Valley 105
Wotton-Under-Edge(2) 305
Stroud constituency total 4,720
(1 )The number of individual beneficiaries includes both claimants and their partners. (2) Only part of Wotton-Under-Edge ward is in Stroud parliamentary constituency. Notes: 1. Number of individual beneficiaries are rounded to a multiple of 5. 2. Because of 1 and (2,) wards will not always sum to constituency totals. 3. Wards are based on 2003 ward boundaries. Source: DWP Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study (WPLS) 100 per cent. data.

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