HC Deb 12 July 1993 vol 228 c403W
Mr. Winnick

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what is the number of males 60 years and over and below 65 years who receive benefit, other than unemployed benefit or those relating to ill health.

Mr. Burt

In May 1992, 127,000 males aged 60 to 64 were in receipt of income support or family credit.


1. Sources:

(i) Income Support Annual Statistical Enquiry 1992.

(ii) Family Credit Statistical Sample.

2. Information on Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit is not available in the form requested.

3. The reply relates to income-related benefits only, excluding Disability Working Allowance.

4. Some of those included in the above figure may be in receipt of the Income Support disability premium.

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