§ Mr. Alan Howarth
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many claimants of invalid care allowance are also in receipt of part-time earnings; and what is the average amount of earnings paid. 
§ Mr. Burt
As at 20 June 1996, 24,725 invalid care allowance recipients had earnings from employment.
Information regarding the number of hours worked and the average amount of earnings is not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
Invalid Care Allowance database—100 per cent. count.