§ Shona McIsaac
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many pensioners will benefit from the minimum income guarantee in the(a) Cleethorpes, (b) Great Grimsby, (c) Scunthorpe and (d) Brigg and Goole constituencies. 
§ Mr. Bayley
The information is in the table.
Minimum income guarantee recipients by parliamentary constituency Constituencies Number of pensioners Cleethorpes 2,800 Great Grimsby 3,300 Scunthorpe 2,200 Brigg and Goole 2,500
- 1. Figures have been rounded to the nearest hundred.
- 2. MIG pensioners include those in residential care or nursing homes.
- 3. Numbers have been allocated by parliamentary constituency using the ONS postcode directory version 2.
Income Support Quarterly Statistical Enquiry, November 1999
§ Helen Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many pensioners in(a) Warrington and (b) Warrington, North constituency are in receipt of the minimum income guarantee. 
§ Mr. Bayley
This is a matter for Peter Mathison, the Chief Executive of the Benefits Agency. He will write to my hon. Friend.
Letter from Peter Mathison to Helen Jones, dated 17 April 2000:The Secretary of State has asked me to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question asking how many pensioners in (a) Warrington and (b) Warrington North Constituency are in receipt of the minimum income guarantee.440WThe minimum income guarantee relates to Income Support pensioners aged 60 and over. The information is given in the table.
Thousand Area Minimum income guarantee recipients Warrington North parliamentary constituency 2.3 Warrington local authority 4.7These figures are from the Income Support Quarterly Statistical Enquiry of November 1999. Please note the sample size of 5% and therefore, subject to sampling error. They have been rounded to the nearest hundred.I hope this reply is helpful.