HC Deb 09 February 1978 vol 943 cc684-5W
22. Mr. Dunlop

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what has been the uptake of mobility allowance in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Carter

Since the start of the mobility allowance scheme on 1st January 1976, 3,747 claims have been received, of which 2,349 have been successful. There have been successful claims from 0.15 per cent. of the population in Northern Ireland compared to 0.11 per cent. in Great Britain.