Disability Living Allowance: Leeds

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 14th January 2010.

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Photo of John Battle John Battle Labour, Leeds West

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;

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

Photo of Jonathan R Shaw Jonathan R Shaw Minister of State (Disabled People), Regional Affairs, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Disabled People), Department for Work and Pensions

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.

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