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Mobility And Attendance Allowances

Volume 80: debated on Wednesday 12 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services for each of the last three years for which figures are available, what was the average time between a decision to award on (a) mobility allowance and (b) attendance allowance and notification of the claimant of this decision; and, in each case, what was the average such time when arrangements were made for payment of the allowance to an appointee.

The available information at March of the three latest years available is as follows:

The information requested is as follows:

Year ending31 MarchFPS charges as a percentage of gross FPS expenditure
19759·6
19767·7
19777·9
19788·0
19797·3
19808·1
19819·1
19829·6
198310·0
198410·2
1985*10·0
*Provisional.