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Disability Living Allowance: Scotland

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 24th January 2011.

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Photo of Tom Greatrex Tom Greatrex Shadow Minister (Scotland)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many people in (a) Rutherglen and Hamilton West constituency, (b) South Lanarkshire and (c) Scotland are in receipt of the mobility component of disability living allowance.

Photo of Maria Miller Maria Miller The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The information is reproduced in the following table.

Disability living allowance recipients with mobility component May 2010
Rutherglen and Hamilton West constituency 8,050
South Lanarkshire local authority 20,590
Scotland 305,020

1. Case load figures are rounded to the nearest 10.

2. Totals 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. These figures are published at:


DWP Information Directorate: 100% Work and Pensions Longitudinal Study (WPLS)

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