HC Deb 16 September 2003 vol 410 c700W
Kevin Brennan

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in(a) Wales, (b) Cardiff and (c) Cardiff, West will be eligible for Winter Fuel Payments in 2003–04. [129522]

Mr. Pond

The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available is shown in the table.

The number of people who received a 2002–03 Winter Fuel Payment was:

All Men Women
Wales 629,025 279,860 349,170
Cardiff West Constituency 14,135 6,135 8,000
Cardiff Local Authority 54,115 23,555 30,560


1. Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

2. Figures taken from the Matching Intelligence Data Analysis Service Winter Fuels

Payment 2002–03 exercise.


IAD Information Centre, 100 per cent. sample.

We would expect the figures for 2003–04 to be similar.

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