§ Malcolm Wicks
The available information is in the tables.155W
Housing benefit and council tax benefit figures are not available for the Regent's Park and Kensington, North constituency but are available for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and the City of Westminster.
Housing benefit and council tax benefit caseload for Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Housing benefit Council tax benefit May 1998 16,240 13,560 May 1999 15,570 12,930 May 2000 15,350 12,820 May 2001 14,030 11,940
Housing benefit and council tax benefit caseload for City of Westminster Housing benefit Council tax benefit May 1998 21,890 16,090 May 1999 20,200 15,350 May 2000 17,720 13,220 May 2001 17,630 13,140
1 Regent's Park and Kensington, North parliamentary constituency is covered in part by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and City of Westminster local authority areas. Figures are not therefore representative of the constituency area.
2 The data refer to households, which may be a single person or a couple.
3 The figures have been rounded to the nearest 10 cases.
4 City of Westminster figures for May 1998 are estimated because the authority failed to provide statistical data for that quarter.
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit Management Information System quarterly 100 per cent. caseload stock-count taken each May from 1998 to 2001
1997 1998 1999 2000 20011 Number of appeals heard 50,360 56,920 53,215 35,305 15,305 Number of appeals found in appellants favour 21,925 23,410 22,500 14,575 6,365 Proportion of appeals heard found in appellants favour (percentage) 43.5 41.1 42.3 41.3 41.6 1 To June
Figures may be subject to change.
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
Decision making and appeals legislation was changed from 6 September 1999.
The 'All Work Test' was replaced by the 'Personal Capability Assessment' test from April 2000.
100 per cent. download of Generic Appeals Processing System.