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Attendance Allowances

Volume 22: debated on Monday 26 April 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) how many persons in Northern

No. of persons in receipt of attendance allowance who
Period of 12 months endingNo. of new applications received(a) Died(b) Were disallowed on reassessment(c) Were disallowed on admission to hospital
January 19795,7431,962Not available988 (430)*
January 19805,9662,300167951 (434)*
January 19815,1342,528191951 (427)*
January 19825,1182,1191641,026 (414)*


* The numbers in brackets are allowances reinstated during the same period in the case of persons discharged from hospital.

The amounts paid in respect of attendance allowance in Northern Ireland in the past three years are as follows:


£ million



* provisional