§ Chris Grayling
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in the Epsom and Ewell constituency receive housing benefit. 
§ Malcolm Wicks
The available information is in the table.
Housing benefit recipients in August 2001 Number Epsom and Ewell borough council 1,790 Mole Valley borough council 2,540
1. The data refer to households which may be a family, a couple, or a single person.
2. The figures have been rounded to the nearest 10 cases.
3. Epsom and Ewell parliamentary constituency is covered in part by Epsom and Ewell and Mole Valley local authority areas. Figures are not therefore representative of the constituency area.
Housing Benefit and Council Tax Benefit Management Information System Quarterly 100 per cent. caseload count—August 2001.