HC Deb 15 March 1993 vol 221 c120W
19. Mr. Whittingdale

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many women are in receipt of invalid care allowance in 1978–79 and at the latest available date.

Mr. Scott

As at January 1981, the earliest date for which information is available, 3,600 women were receiving invalid care allowance. We estimate that there are currently 195,000 recipients of whom approximately 160,000 are women.

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