§ Mr. Frank Field
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what the costs of means-tested benefits, including housing benefit, were for(a) men over 65 and (b) women over 60 in 2001–02. 
§ Mr. McCartney
The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available shows that cost of means tested benefits to people aged 60 and over for 2001–02 was £10.214 million.
Departmental Report 2002