HC Deb 24 June 1977 vol 933 c622W
Mr. Knox

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people are at present in receipt of attendance allowance.

Mr. Alfred Morris

The number of people in receipt of attendance allowance at 31st March 1977, the latest date for which figures are available, was 260,000, of whom 138,000 were receiving the higher rate and 122,000 the lower rate.