Disability Living Allowance
Work and Pensions
Ian Davidson (Glasgow South West, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (a) how many and (b) what proportion of people were in receipt of the (i) care and (ii) mobility component of the disability living allowance in (A) Glasgow South West constituency and (B) Glasgow in the latest period for which figures are available.
Maria Miller (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Disabled People), Work and Pensions; Basingstoke, Conservative)
The information is contained in the following table.
|The proportion of people in receipt of the care and mobility component of disability living allowance (DLA): May 2011|
|Total in receipt of DLA||Total in receipt of care component||Percentage of all DLA in receipt of care component||Total in receipt of mobility component||Percentage of all DLA in receipt of mobility component|
|Glasgow South West parliamentary constituency||8,550||7,330||85.7||7,6.30||89.2|
|Glasgow City local authority||56,580||49,200||87.0||50,410||89.1|
|Notes: 1. Case load figures are rounded to the nearest 10, percentages to one decimal place. 2. Figures show the number of people in receipt of an allowance, and excludes people with entitlement where the payment has been suspended, for example if they are in hospital. 3. DLA care and mobility components can be paid together or on their own. 4. These data are available on the Department’s tabulation tool at: http://22.214.171.124/100pc/tabtool.html Source: DWP Information, Governance and Security Directorate, 100% WPLS.|