State Retirement Pensions: Greater Manchester:Written question - HL16301

Q
Asked by Lord Bradley
Asked on: 12 June 2019
Department for Work and Pensions
State Retirement Pensions: Greater Manchester
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government how many pensioners aged 75 and over receive (1) state pension, and (2) pensioner credit, in each of the ten districts of Greater Manchester.
A
Answered by: Baroness Buscombe
Answered on: 24 June 2019

In November 2018, the number of pensioners aged 75 and over claiming the State Pension and Pension Credit in the Greater Manchester districts can be found in the table below.

Pension Credit and State Pension Recipients by district

State Pension

Pension Credit

Bolton

21,321

4,859

Bury

15,189

2,790

Manchester

21,524

8,290

Oldham

16,374

3,746

Rochdale

15,231

3,798

Salford

16,157

4,255

Stockport

27,258

4,239

Tameside

17,049

3,790

Trafford

19,359

3,006

Wigan

26,354

5,416

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