Tom Brake – 2015 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Work and Pensions

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Tom Brake on 2015-11-03.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much of the welfare budget was spent on the state pension in 2014-15.

Justin Tomlinson

Total State Pension expenditure in 2014/15 was £86,516m.

Detailed information on benefit expenditure is available in our Benefit Expenditure tables which can be found at: