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Pension Credit

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 8th May 2008.

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Photo of Danny Alexander Danny Alexander Liberal Democrat, Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

(1) how many pensioners received pension credit in (a) 2004-05, (b) 2005-06, (c) 2006-07 and (d) 2007-08;

(2) how many pensioners received the guarantee credit in (a) 2004-05, (b) 2005-06, (c) 2006-07 and (d) 2007-08.

Photo of Mike O'Brien Mike O'Brien Minister of State (Pension Reform), Department for Work and Pensions

I refer the hon. Member to the written answer I gave on 17 January 2008, Hansard, column 1419W, which gives the number of pensioners in receipt of pension credit and the number of pensioners in receipt of the guarantee credit each year from 2003 to 2007.

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