To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what has been the take-up rate of the disability living allowance since its introduction; what percentage of applications for disability living allowance were successful; and what percentage of appeals concering decisions on disability living allowance were successful.
The information requested is in the tables.
|Claims to disability living allowance from 1 February 1992 to 30 June 1993|
|Number received (take-up)||874,034|
Appeals from 1 February 1992 to 30 June 1993
|Number awarded or increased||760|