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Disability Living Allowance: Leeds

Volume 503: debated on Thursday 14 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in (1) the Leeds city area were claiming disability living allowance in each of the last five years; (306999)

(2) Leeds West constituency were claiming disability living allowance in each of the last five years.

The available information is in the table.

Disability living allowance, cases in payment in Leeds local authority area and Leeds West parliamentary constituency

May

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Leeds Local Authority area

32,710

33,230

34,050

34,790

35,980

Leeds West Parliamentary Constituency

4,200

4,340

4,450

4,580

4,790

Notes:

1. Caseload figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Cases in payment 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.

Source:

DWP Information Directorate Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study.