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Disability Living Allowance: Chelmsford

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in West Chelmsford constituency claimed the higher rate care component of disability living allowance in 2007-08. (254673)

The available information is in the following table.

Disability living allowance higher rate care component—cases in payment in West Chelmsford parliamentary constituency

Number

May 2007

710

August 2007

710

November 2007

730

February 2008

720

Notes:

1. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Figures 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

3. These figures are published on the DWP website at:

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

Source:

DWP Information Directorate: work and pensions longitudinal study.