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Disability Living Allowance: Greater London

Volume 459: debated on Monday 30 April 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many individuals claimed disability living allowance in each London borough for each of the last five years. (133788)

The available information is in the following table.

Disability living allowance cases in payment in London boroughs as at each August, 2002-06

Thousand

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

Camden

7.88

8.38

8.67

8.93

9.05

City of London

0.13

0.14

0.14

0.15

0.15

Hackney

9.19

9.49

9.75

9.94

10.04

Hammersmith and Fulham

5.5

5.85

6.11

6.3

6.44

Haringey

8.24

8.63

8.97

9.22

9.41

Islington

8.42

8.92

9.23

9.54

9.72

Kensington and Chelsea

3.79

4.08

4.25

4.42

4.54

Lambeth

8.52

8.96

9.59

10.05

10.39

Lewisham

8.95

9.51

10.05

10.5

10.91

Newham

11.73

12.17

12.34

12.51

12.63

Southwark

9.03

9.62

10.17

10.57

10.94

Tower Hamlets

8.32

8.72

8.99

9.23

9.26

Wandsworth

7.62

8.02

8.35

8.59

8.72

Westminster

6.24

6.83

7.27

7.48

7.75

Barking and Dagenham

8.42

8.82

8.95

8.93

8.84

Barnet

8.21

8.67

9.11

9.43

9.75

Bexley

6.31

6.75

7.14

7.5

7.79

Brent

8.51

9.07

9.5

9.7

9.87

Bromley

7.04

7.47

7.85

8.26

8.54

Croydon

9.12

9.93

10.53

11.11

11.47

Ealing

10.01

10.43

10.72

10.85

11.07

Enfield

8.62

9.11

9.54

9.86

10.13

Greenwich

9.06

9.59

10.2

10.59

10.73

Harrow

5.86

6.24

6.52

6.73

6.92

Havering

7.41

7.85

8.18

8.32

8.47

Hillingdon

7.25

7.6

7.91

8.12

8.32

Hounslow

7.27

7.67

8.01

8.27

8.46

Kingston upon Thames

2.56

2.76

2.95

3.16

3.23

Merton

4.05

4.38

4.62

4.81

4.93

Redbridge

7.82

8.38

8.75

8.97

9.19

Richmond upon Thames

3.2

3.36

3.53

3.63

3.71

Sutton

4.55

4.83

5.16

5.43

5.57

Waltham Forest

8.37

8.76

9

9.19

9.33

Note:

Caseload figures are rounded to the nearest 10; some additional disclosure control has also been applied. Caseload figures are for the number of people in receipt of an allowance, and exclude people with entitlement where the payment has been suspended, for example if they are in hospital.

Source:

DWP Information Directorate: Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study.