§ Malcolm Bruce
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many disability claimants there were in(a) the United Kingdom and (b) the constituency of Gordon in November 2000. 
§ Maria Eagle
The available information is in the table. Figures for Gordon at November 2000 are not available.708W
Recipients of disability living allowance and attendance allowance 30 November 2000 31 May 2001 Great Britain1 Disability living allowance 2,197.6 2,240.5 Attendance allowance 1,291.3 1,290.0 Gordon2 Disability living allowance 3— 1,835 Attendance allowance 3— 1,255 1 Based on 5 per cent, data, rounded to nearest 100 2 Based on 100 per cent, data, rounded to nearest five 3 Not available
The Northern Ireland Assembly is responsible for social security matters within Northern Ireland.