Pensions: Stroud

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 29th March 2007.

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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 constituency receive pension credit.

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

The answer is set out in the following table.

Household recipients and individual beneficiaries of pension credit in each ward in Stroud constituency August 2006
Ward Name Household recipients Individual beneficiaries
Amberley and Woodchester 50 60
Berkeley 215 260
Bisley 60 75
Cainscross 325 395
Cam East 195 235
Cam West 205 265
Central 70 80
Chalford 165 205
Coaley and Uley 60 80
Dursley 220 265
Eastington and Standish 115 130
Farmhill and Paganhill 120 135
Hardwicke 115 145
Minchinhampton 195 235
Nailsworth 240 290
Over Stroud 50 60
Painswick 115 125
Rodborough 105 130
Severn 170 210
Slade 80 95
Stonehouse 405 490
The Stanleys 200 250
Thrupp 50 65
Trinity 85 95
Uplands 120 140
Upton St Leonards 60 70
Vale 50 65
Valley 85 105
Wotton-under-Edge 260 315
Stroud constituency Total 3,950 4,800
Notes: 1. Caseloads are rounded to the nearest five. 2. Wotton-under-Edge crosses the parliamentary constituency boundary. 3. As a result of 1. and 2. totals may not sum. 4. Wards are based on 2003 ward boundaries. 5. Household recipients are those people who claim Pension Credit either for themselves only or on behalf of a household. 6. The number of individual beneficiaries includes both claimants and their partners. Source: DWP Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study 100 per cent data.

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