To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many tenants are claiming local housing allowance in each of the 18 pathfinder areas; and if he will make a statement.
The information is in the following table:
|Number of tenants claiming local housing allowance in Pathfinder areas, February 2006|
|Pathfinder||Local housing allowance caseload|
|Brighton and Hove||8,900|
|North East Lincolnshire||4,700|
|Second Wave Group|
|Argyll and Bute||1,100|
|East Riding of Yorkshire||4,600|
|18 Pathfinders total||66,600|
| Notes: |
1. These are the latest available validated data.
2. The reported figures are rounded to the nearest hundred.
3. The reported figures include transitionally protected cases.
4. The second wave group areas are not subject to evaluation but are assessing operational readiness.
DWP Pathfinder administrative data, February 2006.