§ Mr. Dismore
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions how many pensioner households(a) in the United Kingdom, (b) in London and (c) in Barnet are (i) in receipt of housing benefit and (ii) not now eligible for housing benefit, but will become eligible as a consequence of formula rents (x) in 2002–03 and (y) in 2011; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Ms Keeble
The number of pensioners in May 2000 in Great Britain who were in receipt of housing benefit was 1,693,000 and in London was 215,000. Reliable information on the numbers of pensioners receiving housing benefit is not available at local authority level. The other information is not available.