HC Deb 18 January 1977 vol 924 c178W
Mr. Hannam

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the number of invalid tricycle users who have surrendered their tricycles during each year since 1971 in the following categories: (a) those taking up the private car allowance, (b) those unable to manage to continue driving their tricycles, (c) those to receive mobility allowance and (d) others.

Mr. Alfred Morris,

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 20th December 1976; Vol. 923, c. 55], gave the following available information for England:

(a) (b)* (c)† (d)‡ (mainly deaths)
1973 281 516 932
1974 242 557 970
1975 219 453 967
1976 (to 31st October 1976) 147 386 369 989
*These figures include some withdrawals on medical grounds other than unfitness to control a vehicle.
† The Mobility Allowance Scheme did not come into effect until 1st January 1976.
‡These figures exclude cases in which replacement vehicles were provided.

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