Carers Allowances

Date of Request: 05/06/2015 

Date of Disclosure: 10/06/2015

Request and Devon County Council Response

Please see the Councils response in bold text;

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000, we request that you provide us with the following information:

Please indicate how many persons within your local authority area are, as of the date of your response, in receipt of Carers Allowance and have their total benefit income reduced by the benefit cap.

On investigation the Council can confirm that the information requested is not held as the Council is not responsible for administering or paying this particular benefit.

Should you wish to obtain this information you are advised to contact the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) who for the purposes of your request are responsible for administering this benefit.  Contact details for the DWP are available from the link below;