Pension Credit and State Retirement Pensions: Romford

(asked on 28th October 2019) - View Source

Question to the Department for Work and Pensions:

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many pensioners in Romford constituency (a) receive the basic state pension, (b) receive pension credit and (c) are eligible for pension credit but do not claim it.


Answered by
Guy Opperman Portrait
Guy Opperman
Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Work and Pensions)
This question was answered on 4th November 2019

In February 2019, the number of pensioners in Romford constituency that (a) receive the pre-2016 State Pension is 15,700 and (b) receive Pension Credit is 2,022. The information is published and available at: https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk

The number of pensioners that are eligible for pension credit but do not claim it (c) is only available at national level.

Official statistics on the take-up of income related benefits at Great Britain level, including pension credit, can be found in the ‘Income-related benefits: estimates of take-up in 2016 to 2017’ publication: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/income-related-benefits-estimates-of-take-up-financial-year-2016-to-2017

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