Personal Independence Payment

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 9th July 2014.

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Photo of Lucy Powell Lucy Powell Shadow Minister (Education)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

(1) how many people whose main disability is cystic fibrosis are in receipt of the mobility award for personal independence payment at the (a) standard and (b) enhanced rate;

(2) how many people whose main disability is cystic fibrosis are in receipt of the daily living award for personal independence payment at the (a) standard and (b) enhanced rate.

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

The information requested to the level of detail asked for is not currently available. We intend to publish more detailed data on medical conditions in the future.

Information on the numbers of successful new claimants is available against a range of conditions, including respiratory conditions which will include those who have cystic fibrosis. The information is published and can be found at:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk

Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:

https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Stat-Xplore_User_Guide.htm

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