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Community Care Grants: Elderly

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 10th January 2008.

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Photo of Andrew Selous Andrew Selous Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what percentage of community care grants were awarded to pensioners in the most recent period for which figures are available.

Photo of James Plaskitt James Plaskitt Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Work and Pensions

In October 2007 in Great Britain the percentage of community care grant initial awards made to pensioners was 10.6 per cent.

Note: Initial awards do not include awards made after review.

Source:

DWP Social Fund Policy, Budget and Management Information System.

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