Estimates on the number of carers missing out on Carer's Allowance

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Carers UK (Organization)
Carers UK
Date of publication
28 November 2013
Social Work, Social Care and Social Services, Poverty Alleviation Welfare Benefits and Financial Inclusion
Social welfare
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Carers UK has analysed the number of carers who are likely to be missing out on Carer's Allowance nationally and locally using existing claimant count figures and takeup rate. Across the UK an estimated 360,000 carers are missing out on £1.1 billion in Carer's Allowance - figures broken down by nation, region and local authority are also available.

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