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Disability Living Allowance: Scotland

Volume 481: debated on Monday 27 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey constituency receive the higher rate mobility component of disability living allowance. (229890)

At February 2008, 2,370 people in Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey constituency were receiving the higher rate mobility component of disability living allowance.

Notes:

1. The figure is rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Figure shows the number of people in receipt of Disability Living Allowance, and excludes 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.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people are in receipt of (a) the lower rate and (b) the higher rate of the mobility component of disability living allowance in (i) each constituency in Scotland and (ii) Scotland; and if he will make a statement. (230445)