HC Deb 22 June 1994 vol 245 c189W
Mrs. Maddock

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what is the cost to the Exchequer of invalid care allowance; and how many people are in receipt of it currently.

Mr. Scott

As at 13 June 1994, the latest date for which information is available, there were 247,8361 people in receipt of invalid care allowance.

The latest expenditure estimate for 1993–94 is £433 Million.2

1Based on a 100 per cent count and subject to amendment.2Departmental Report 1994.
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