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Health Services: British Nationals Abroad

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 214130, tabled on 29 January 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether his Department holds figures on how many UK citizens below pension age living in the European Union utilise the S1 form certificate of entitlement to access healthcare.

Answered on

6 February 2019

As at 1 April 2018, we have approximately 11,000 combined workers and dependents holding S1 forms. Some of these dependents could be above state pension age.

There are also approximately 19,000 S1 pensioner dependents, although we do not know their age as some may be spouses.

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Department of Health and Social Care