§ Mr. Hannam
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many people were in receipt of (a) mobility allowance, (b) war pensioners' mobility supplement, (c) attendance allowance at the lower rate, (d) attendance allowance at the higher rate, (e) invalid care allowance and (f) severe disablement allowance at the latest date for which figures are available.406W
§ Mr. Major
The information requested is set out in the table:
Benefit Latest date for which figures are available Number of recipients Mobility allowance April 1987 474,000 War pensioners mobility supplement December 1986 113,000 Attendance allowance Lower rate March 1986 1348,000 Higher rate March 1986 1237,000 Invalid care allowance March 1987 56,000 Severe disablement allowance April 1986 2261,000 1 Estimate. 2 Provisional estimate.