Carer's Allowance: Na-h-Eileanan an Iar

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 8th April 2010.

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Photo of Angus MacNeil Angus MacNeil Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Scotland), Shadow Spokesperson (Culture, Media and Sport), Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in Na-h-Eileanan an Iar constituency received carer's allowance in (a) 2009-10, (b) 2008-09 and (c) 2007-08.

Photo of Jonathan R Shaw Jonathan R Shaw Minister of State (Disabled People), Regional Affairs, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Disabled People), Department for Work and Pensions

The information is in the table:

Carer's a llowance - cases in payment in Na-h-Eileanan an I ar parliamentary constituency
Quarter ending Number
February 2007 200
May 2007 200
August 2007 200
November 2007 200
February 2008 200
May 2008 200
August 2008 200
November 2008 200
February 2009 200
May 2009 190
August 2009 190
Notes:

1. Caseload figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Cases in payment show the number of people in receipt of an allowance, and exclude people with entitlement where the payment has been suspended and exclude people with entitlement where the payment has been suspended.

Source:

DWP Information Directorate Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study

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