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Personal Independence Payment: Liverpool Walton

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 15th March 2018.

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Photo of Dan Carden Dan Carden Shadow Minister (International Development)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people who previously qualified for disability living allowance have not been awarded personal independence payments in Liverpool Walton constituency after an assessment by the Independent Assessment Services.

Photo of Sarah Newton Sarah Newton The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The latest available data on the number of people who previously qualified for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) but have been disallowed on reassessment to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) after an assessment by Independent Assessment Services in Liverpool Walton constituency can be found in the statistical tables released in December 2017 here: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/personal-independence-payment-april-2013-to-october-2017

Table 8G (DLA to PIP Reassessment outcomes by Parliamentary Constituency) shows the PIP reassessment outcome of claimants who have been reassessed from DLA to PIP by parliamentary constituency. It shows the number of people who have had their awards increased, unchanged and decreased and also those that were disallowed pre and post referral to the assessment. The latest date for which published data is available is 31st October 2017. Comparisons of DLA reassessment to PIP awards are published annually.

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