Armed Forces: Disability Living Allowance

Defence written question – answered on 3rd July 2012.

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Photo of Jim Murphy Jim Murphy Shadow Secretary of State for Defence

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what discussions he has had with the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions to ensure that no service person loses payment for injury as a result of changes to the disability living allowance.

Photo of Andrew Robathan Andrew Robathan The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence

Ministers of the Department of Work and Pensions and I have agreed to work together to ensure that the particular needs of those seriously injured as a result of service are considered and met. Ministry of Defence officials continue to work closely with colleagues in the Department for Work and Pensions to ensure this commitment is delivered.

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