This dataset provides information about Income Support claimants for Wards in Milton Keynes.
All data represent a snapshot in time (August of each year) of claimants of Income Support.
For detailed eligibility conditions and rules for claiming IS see the directgov website:
For further information please see:
From 27 October 2008 a new benefit called Employment and Support Allowance replaced Incapacity Benefit and Income Support paid on incapacity grounds for new customers. This will have the effect of lowering the number of people claiming income support.