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Disability Living Allowance: Children

Volume 482: debated on Tuesday 11 November 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many children under the age of 16 years in the London Borough of Redbridge have received the (a) (i) higher and (ii) lower level mobility component of disability living allowance and (b) (A) highest, (B) middle and (C) lowest level personal care component of disability living allowance in the last 12 months. (231869)

The available information is in the following table.

Numbers of recipients of disability living allowance in the London borough of Redbridge under the age of 16 by component: February 2008

Number

Highest rate care and higher rate mobility

210

Highest rate care and lower rate mobility

120

Highest rate care only

120

Middle rate care and higher rate mobility

70

Middle rate care and lower rate mobility

300

Middle rate care only

220

Lowest rate care and higher rate mobility

Lowest rate care and lower rate mobility

Lowest rate care only

70

Higher rate mobility only

Lower rate mobility only

Notes:

1. ‘—’ = nil or negligible

2. Caseload figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

3. Totals show 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.

4. These figures are available on the DWP website at

www.dwp.gov.uk/asd/tabtool.asp

Source:

DWP Information Directorate: Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study