§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services if he will publish a table showing the estimated number of persons, per thousand population in England, Scotland and Wales, respectively, who are in receipt of mobility allowance at the latest convenient date.
§ Mr. Rossi
The information is as follows:
Number in receipt as at 25 April 1983 Rate per 1,000 population (estimated)* England 192,110 4.1 Scotland 25,730 5.0 Wales 19,420 6.9 * Based on the estimate population as at June 1981.
The figures exclude those awarded mobility allowance under the Mobility Allowance (Vehicle Scheme Beneficiaries) Regulations 1977 (England 25,080; Scotland 2,300; Wales 1,490; at 25 April 1983).