Pension Credit: Coventry North East

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 17th November 2020.

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Photo of Colleen Fletcher Colleen Fletcher Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of pensioners in Coventry North East constituency (a) receive the basic state pension, (b) receive pension credit and (c) are eligible for pension credit but do not claim it.

Photo of Guy Opperman Guy Opperman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

a) 14,422 (93.0%) b) 3,205 (20.7%) c) This data is only available at Great Britain level.

Note that not all pensioners in Coventry North East will be eligible to receive State Pension / Pension Credit.

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/income-related-benefits-estimates-of-take-up-financial-year-2018-to-2019

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