[holding answer 6 July 2006]: For the year ending 30 November 2004, there were about 2,400 new awards for customers whose primary disabling condition is recorded as myalgic encephalomyelitis, chronic fatigue syndrome or other post viral conditions. For the year ending 30 November 2005, there were about 2,800 new awards.
DWP information Directorate: 5 per cent. sample data. Figures are rounded to the nearest 100.