Social Security Benefits: Scotland

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 20th March 2014.

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Photo of Cathy Jamieson Cathy Jamieson Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how much was paid in disability living allowance and personal independence payments to recipients in (a) Scotland and (b) Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency in the last 12 months.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The amount paid in disability living allowance in 2012-13 can be found in the following table.

As personal independence payment was only introduced in April 2013 there was no expenditure in 2012-13.

Disability living allowance 2012-13
  £ million
Scotland 1,450
Kilmarnock and Loudoun 29
Note: Expenditure is shown for the last complete financial year. The benefit expenditure for disability living allowance can be found in the parliamentary constituency tables as per link: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/266825/pc-tables-201213.xls Source: DWP statistical data.

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