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Disability Living Allowance

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions pursuant to the answer of 17 September 2007, Official Report, columns 2281-2W, on disability living allowance, whether a decision by a customer to begin work amounts to change in circumstances; and to what extent such a decision affects eligibility for disability living allowance or the amount awarded. (155653)

Customers in receipt of Disability Living Allowance who begin work do not have to report that event as a change of circumstances unless their care and/or mobility needs have changed in the period leading up to them beginning work or as a result of beginning work.