Personal Independence Payment: Vaccination

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 22nd February 2023.

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Photo of Andrew Bridgen Andrew Bridgen Conservative, North West Leicestershire

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people cited vaccine harm as a factor in their claim for a Personal Independence Payment in each year since 2018.

Photo of Tom Pursglove Tom Pursglove The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

This information is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is based on the needs arising from a long-term health condition or disability and causation is not asked for, or recorded centrally, where provided.

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