Carers Allowance

Response to this request is long overdue. By law, under all circumstances, Department for Work and Pensions should have responded by now (details). You can complain by requesting an internal review.

Martin James Keatings

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Please provide the following information.

1. The current number of claimants in receipt of Carers Allowance in the UK.

2. The current number of Carers Allowance Claimants in the UK currently in receipt of a means-tested benefit in addition to Carers Allowance.

3. The current number of carers in receipt of CA in Scotland.

4. The cost of administration for Carers Allowance for the past 5 years.

5. The current rate of Carers Allowance.

6. The current minimum income level required to live defined by primary legislation used to calculate means-tested benefits i.e Income support.

7. The number of budgeting loans taken by Carers Allowance recipients in the last 5 years.

Yours faithfully,

Martin James Keatings

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Dear Martin James Keatings,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 17th
June.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team

Martin James Keatings

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Department for Work and Pensions's handling of my FOI request 'Carers Allowance'.

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/c...

Yours faithfully,

Martin James Keatings

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