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Carer's Allowance: Scotland

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 9982, tabled on 11 September 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate he has made of the number of people in Scotland caring for someone who are not eligible for carer's allowance.

Answered on

16 September 2015

A number of conditions have to be satisfied to receive Carer’s Allowance. These can only be tested when an actual claim is made. As such there is no basis on which such an estimate could be made.

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