§ Mr. Hague
[holding answer Friday 27 January 1995]:The information is not available in the format requested. The available information is in the table.
Estimated number of claimants in receipt of incapacity benefit thousand 1996 1997 1998 Total 1,800 1,685 1,635 Total with adult dependency increase 410 345 300 Total with child dependency increase 120 115 115
1. Estimates are provisional and as such will be subject to revision at a later stage.
2. Figures rounded to the nearest thousand.
3. Figures take account of the estimated effect of the new medical test.