§ Mr. Burt
The information is not available in the form requested. Such information as is available is as follows.
The number of incapacity benefit recipients disallowed following the application of the all-work test for the period 13 April 1995 to 31 January 1997 is 159,0001. As at 17 January, 28,0002 incapacity benefit leavers were claiming jobseeker's allowance.
1. The figures are rounded to the nearest thousand.
1 The figure is taken from a 100 per cent. aggregate count of the computer system and excludes a small number of cases not held on the system.
2 The figure is supplied by the Employment Service and includes incapacity benefit and severe disablement allowance claimants.
§ Ms Harman
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many people between the ages of (i) 50 and 54, (ii) 55 and 59 and (iii) 60 and 64 years were awarded(a) five points or less, (b) eight points or less, (c) 11 points or less and (d) 14 points or less in the test for eligibility for incapacity benefit. 
§ Mr. Burt
The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available is in the table.90W
Number of spells of incapacity benefit commencing Quarter ending Men Women 31 May 1995 44,000 20,000 31 August 1995 87,000 37,000 30 November 1995 92,000 41,000 29 February 1996 94,000 39,000 31 May 1996 88,000 42,000 31 August 1996 81,000 38,000
1. Figures will include a small proportion of claimants with more than one spell of sickness.
2. Figures are rounded to the nearest thousand.
3. Figures are taken from a 5 per cent, sample of the computer system, and exclude a small number of cases not held on the system.