Social Security Benefits: Post Office Card Account

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 14th September 2021.

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Photo of Patrick Grady Patrick Grady Scottish National Party, Glasgow North

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many social security claimants receive their payments into a Post Office Card Account.

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

As of August 2021 the Department makes payments into less than 350k active Post Office Card Accounts. This is down from 1 million in 2019.

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