Carer's Allowance

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 9th November 2015.

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Photo of Natalie McGarry Natalie McGarry Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Disabilities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many men in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) Glasgow and (d) Glasgow East constituency who are aged (i) 60, (ii) 61, (iii) 62, (iv) 63, (v) 64, (vi) 65, (vii) 66, and (viii) 67 are in receipt of carers' allowance in the 2015-16 financial year.

Photo of Natalie McGarry Natalie McGarry Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Disabilities)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland, (c) Glasgow and (d) Glasgow East constituency are in receipt of both the state pension and carer's allowance in the 2015-16 financial year.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

The information as requested for 2015/16 is not available.

However information on the number of people in receipt of both the State Pension and Carer's Allowance is published by the Department on a quarterly basis. The latest data available is February 2015 which can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/dwp-statistics-tabulation-tool

Information for Northern Ireland is the responsibility of the Department for Social Development. Northern Ireland statistics can be found at:

http://www.dsdni.gov.uk/index/stats_and_research/benefit_publications.htm

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