Personal Independence Payment

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 26th March 2015.

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Photo of Liz Kendall Liz Kendall Shadow Minister (Health) (Care and Older People)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the average length of time was that his Department took to process a personal independence payment from (a) a motor neurone disease sufferer and (b) another disabled person in the most recent period for which data is available.

Photo of Mark Harper Mark Harper Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

The available information on average (median) clearance times, at a national level, has been published and is available from the Personal Independence Payment statistics home page: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/personal-independence-payment-statistics.

The requested level of disaggregation by disabling condition could only be obtained at disproportionate cost.

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