Personal Pension Funds
Mr. Lilley: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people have personal pension funds. 
Mr. McCartney: The information is in the table.
People who have a personal pension
Numbers contributing to a personal pension
Numbers receiving income from a personal pension
Total number of people with a personal pension.
1. Information is drawn from the Family Resources Survey (FRS) for the year 2000?01 and covers Great Britain only.
2. Due to the size of the FRS sample and the fact that the Survey relies on self-reporting of pension income the information may be subject to a margin of error.
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