Disability Living Allowance: Children

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered at on 25 May 2023.

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Photo of Lee Anderson Lee Anderson Deputy Chair, Conservative Party

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his department is taking to improve the speed of processing Disability Living Allowance decisions for children.

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

We are currently experiencing higher than forecast demand for claims to Disability Living Allowance. We have already increased resources and have on-going recruitment to increase this further, which will speed up clearance times moving forward.

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