Pension Credit

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered at on 14 November 2023.

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Photo of Gill Furniss Gill Furniss Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applications for pension credit were received in the financial years (a) 2020-21, (b) 2021-22 and (c) 2022-23.

Photo of Paul Maynard Paul Maynard The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The number of applications for Pension Credit that were received for each of the financial years April 2020 to March 2023 is shown in the table below:

Financial Year

Pension Credit Applications Received

2020/21 (CAM)

144,125

2021/22 (CAM)

149,055

2022/23 (CAM)

269,835

2022/23 (AfPC)

2,016

2022/23 Total (CAM & AfPC)

271,851

Source of Data: Customer Account Management (CAM) System and Apply for Pension Credit (AfPC) System (introduced from January 2023).

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