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Fife benefit recipients and amounts by postcode: FOI release

Published: 22 Sep 2020

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002

Published:
22 Sep 2020
Fife benefit recipients and amounts by postcode: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/202000072658
Date received: 6 Aug 2020
Date responded: 25 Aug 2020
Information requested

The number of recipients to date in Fife postcodes KY9, KY10 and KY16 in each of the current Social Security Scotland benefits and the amount of money to date allocated to the people in these postcodes.

Response

I have provided the information you requested in the tables below

1. Number of recipients

 

Postcode District

 

Carer's Allowance Supplement

Best Start

Grant/Best Start Foods

 

Funeral Support Payment

 

Young Carer Grant

KY9

36

18

2

1

KY10

145

107

6

4

KY16

197

161

1

7

2. Total value of payments

 

Postcode District

 

Carer's Allowance Supplement

Best Start

Grant/Best Start Foods

 

Funeral Support Payment

 

Young Carer Grant

KY9

£38,649

£6,328

£1,181

£300

KY10

£148,629

£36,535

£10,216

£1,205

KY16

£203,094

£54,954

£656

£2,105

The tables are based on information covering to the end of 6 August 2020. Please note, this is initial management information only, the information comes from a different source to the Official Statistics we publish and has not been quality assured to the same standards.

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