HC Deb 18 January 1983 vol 35 cc116-7W
Mr. Greenway

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, at the latest available date, how many persons were in receipt of invalidity benefit.

Mr. Rossi

The provisional estimate of the number of persons receiving invalidity benefit on 30 May 1981 is 633,000. These statistics have just become available and are still subject to checking.