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To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of (a) housing benefit and (b) local housing allowance recipients in (i) South Lanarkshire and (ii) Rutherglen and Hamilton West constituency were also in receipt of (A) jobseeker's allowance and (B) employment and support allowance in the latest period for which figures are available.
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of (a) housing benefit recipients and (b) local housing allowance recipients in (i) housing association and (ii) private sector housing in the (A) Dumfries and Galloway local authority area and (B) Dumfries and Galloway constituency were also in receipt of (1) jobseeker's allowance and (2) employment and support allowance in the latest period for which figures are available.
The information is not available.
Information is only collected on the number of claimants on housing benefit in receipt of a passporting benefit. This includes those receiving income-based jobseeker's allowance and income-related employment and support allowance, but not those on contributory benefits.
The available information is shown in the following table. At present geographic breakdowns are only available for local authorities and regions. However, an exercise is being undertaken to add other geographical areas to the data; this will include parliamentary constituencies.
|Number of passported housing benefit recipients due to receipt of income-based jobseeker's allowance or income-related employment and support allowance, September 2010|
|Dumfries and Galloway||South Lanarkshire|
|All housing benefit recipients||11,730||-||26,970|
|Registered social landlord tenants||8,700||-||4,150|
|Regulated private rented sector tenants||90||-||60|
|Deregulated private rented sector tenants (LHA)||1,690||-||3,760|
|Deregulated private rented sector tenants (non-LHA)||950||-||1,020|
|(1) Fewer than 5. |
Figures are rounded to the nearest 10 recipients.
Single housing benefit extract.