Personal Independence Payment: Mobility

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 9th October 2017.

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Photo of Jo Swinson Jo Swinson Deputy Leader, Liberal Democrats

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of applicants for personal independence payments to residents of (a) East Dunbartonshire, (b) Scotland and (c) the UK were awarded (i) no support for mobility needs, (ii) the standard mobility component and (iii) the enhanced mobility component in each quarter for which data is available.

Photo of Penny Mordaunt Penny Mordaunt The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The table below shows the number of applicants for personal independence payments to residents of (a) East Dunbartonshire (Parliamentary Constituency), (b) Scotland and (c) Great Britain who were awarded (i) no support for mobility needs, (ii) the standard mobility component and (iii) the enhanced mobility component in each quarter for which data is available.

Note that PIP data is collated at GB rather than UK level

(a) East Dunbartonshire (Parliamentary Constituency)

Mobility Award - Enhanced

%age

Mobility Award - Standard

%age

Mobility Award - Nil

%age

Total

2013 Q2

#

#

#

#

#

#

#

2013 Q3

#

#

#

#

#

#

#

2013 Q4

20

40%

10

15%

20

45%

40

2014 Q1

10

#

#

#

10

#

30

2014 Q2

20

44%

10

18%

20

38%

50

2014 Q3

20

28%

30

29%

40

43%

90

2014 Q4

30

29%

20

19%

50

52%

90

2015 Q1

30

27%

20

20%

60

53%

110

2015 Q2

40

31%

30

22%

70

47%

140

2015 Q3

30

27%

30

28%

50

46%

110

2015 Q4

30

28%

20

20%

50

51%

100

2016 Q1

50

33%

30

21%

70

47%

140

2016 Q2

60

30%

30

18%

100

52%

180

2016 Q3

70

33%

40

20%

90

47%

200

2016 Q4

80

39%

50

24%

70

38%

190

2017 Q1

80

36%

50

22%

100

41%

230

2017 Q2

80

38%

50

26%

70

36%

200

2017 Q3 (to July 2017)

10

18%

20

28%

40

54%

70

Total

640

33%

430

22%

890

45%

1,970

(b) Scotland

Mobility Award - Enhanced

%age

Mobility Award - Standard

%age

Mobility Award - Nil

%age

Total

2013 Q2

#

#

#

#

#

#

#

2013 Q3

420

69%

60

10%

130

21%

620

2013 Q4

1,160

30%

760

20%

1,970

51%

3,890

2014 Q1

1,350

32%

860

20%

1,990

47%

4,190

2014 Q2

1,610

30%

1,100

21%

2,610

49%

5,320

2014 Q3

3,030

26%

2,570

22%

6,190

53%

11,800

2014 Q4

3,350

22%

3,220

21%

8,490

56%

15,060

2015 Q1

3,430

20%

3,920

23%

9,720

57%

17,070

2015 Q2

3,800

24%

3,680

23%

8,450

53%

15,940

2015 Q3

3,370

25%

3,000

23%

6,880

52%

13,240

2015 Q4

3,280

24%

3,060

22%

7,400

54%

13,740

2016 Q1

4,450

28%

3,490

22%

8,040

50%

15,980

2016 Q2

6,020

28%

4,610

21%

11,010

51%

21,640

2016 Q3

6,640

30%

4,800

22%

10,370

48%

21,810

2016 Q4

6,730

31%

4,840

22%

10,100

47%

21,670

2017 Q1

7,910

36%

4,870

22%

9,060

41%

21,840

2017 Q2

6,950

35%

4,250

21%

8,790

44%

19,980

2017 Q3 (to July 2017)

1,810

23%

1,510

19%

4,440

57%

7,750

Total

65,330

28%

50,590

22%

115,620

50%

231,540

(c) Great Britain

Mobility Award - Enhanced

%age

Mobility Award - Standard

%age

Mobility Award - Nil

%age

Total

2013 Q2

620

93%

40

6%

10

1%

670

2013 Q3

4,780

72%

640

10%

1,240

19%

6,660

2013 Q4

8,460

38%

3,950

18%

9,580

44%

21,980

2014 Q1

13,430

35%

7,580

20%

16,960

45%

37,960

2014 Q2

16,750

33%

10,490

21%

23,730

47%

50,960

2014 Q3

31,260

28%

24,560

22%

57,680

51%

113,500

2014 Q4

41,130

24%

36,500

21%

93,150

55%

170,790

2015 Q1

37,910

21%

38,070

21%

104,820

58%

180,800

2015 Q2

29,390

20%

29,710

21%

84,490

59%

143,590

2015 Q3

27,330

21%

26,270

20%

76,690

59%

130,290

2015 Q4

32,410

24%

26,870

20%

75,420

56%

134,690

2016 Q1

41,730

27%

31,160

20%

82,750

53%

155,640

2016 Q2

51,560

26%

39,410

20%

105,030

54%

196,010

2016 Q3

62,260

29%

44,600

21%

109,800

51%

216,660

2016 Q4

67,270

32%

42,620

20%

100,010

48%

209,900

2017 Q1

72,380

35%

39,980

20%

91,950

45%

204,320

2017 Q2

61,800

33%

35,050

19%

92,610

49%

189,460

2017 Q3 (to July 2017)

17,510

27%

11,220

17%

37,000

56%

65,730

Total

617,960

28%

448,710

20%

1,162,900

52%

2,229,570

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