Social Services: Newcastle upon Tyne

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 25th November 2021.

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Photo of Chi Onwurah Chi Onwurah Shadow Minister (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy), Shadow Minister (Digital, Culture, Media and Sport)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the number of working-age disabled adults who receive their personal care budgets via direct payments in (a) Newcastle upon Tyne Central and (b) Newcastle City Council.

Photo of Gillian Keegan Gillian Keegan Minister of State (Department of Health and Social Care)

This information is not collected in the format requested. However, in the local authority area of Newcastle upon Tyne, 430 adults aged 18 to 64 years old received social care through direct payments in 2020/21.

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