Carer's Allowance: Chatham

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 11th January 2011.

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Photo of Tracey Crouch Tracey Crouch Conservative, Chatham and Aylesford

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in Chatham and Aylesford constituency (a) are in receipt of carer's allowance and (b) were in receipt of carer's allowance in each of the last five years.

Photo of Maria Miller Maria Miller The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The number of people in receipt of carers allowance over the last five years.

Chatham and Aylesford parliamentary constituency( 1)
As at May: Number
2010 1,060
2009 940
2008 870
2007 810
2006 800
(1) Constituencies used for May 2010 are for the Westminster Parliament 2010. Prior to this, the constituencies used are for May 2005.


1. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Caseloads for CA show the number of people in receipt of an allowance, and exclude people with entitlement where the payment has been suspended, for example if they are in hospital.

3. These figures are published at:


DWP Information Directorate Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study 100% data

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