To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what has been the take-up rate of the disability working allowance since its introduction; what percentage of applications for disability working allowance have been successful; and what percentage of appeals concerning decisions on applications for disability working allowance were successful.
The information requested is in the tables.
|Claims to disability working allowance from 10 March 1992 to 30 June 1993|
|Number received (take-up)||28,766|
Note: The percentage of successful awards on new claims for June 1993 was 30 per cent.
Appeals from 10 March 1992 to 25 June 1993
|Number awarded or increased||7|