Personal Independence Payment

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 11th March 2015.

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Photo of Lord Kinnock Lord Kinnock Labour

To ask Her Majesty’s Government how many personal independence payments have been claimed since introduction; how many of those claims have been processed; and, of those, how many are being paid to recipients of the disability living allowance which preceded personal independence payments.

Photo of Lord Freud Lord Freud The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

The requested information is in the table below. These statistics are available from the Personal Independence Payment statistics home page and will next be updated on 18 March 2015.

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/personal-independence-payment-statistics

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claims registered, cleared and awards in payment – at 31 October 2014

All PIP claims registered, of which:

669,200

New claims

592,900

Reassessment Claims

76,300

All PIP claims cleared, of which:

382,000

New claims

352,100

Reassessment claims

29,900

All PIP awards in payment, of which:

207,500

New Claims

184,500

Reassessment claims

23,000

Notes:

Source, DWP statistical release, published 17 December 2014 and Stat-Xplore.

Figures are rounded to the nearest 100.

Figures are for claims from people under the normal rules and special rules for those who are terminally ill.

“Reassessment claims” are claims to PIP from those who were entitled to Disability Living Allowance.

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