HC Deb 06 March 1990 vol 168 c582W
Mr. Hannam

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many deaf people are in receipt of(a) disability premium and (b) severe disability premium.

Mrs. Gillian Shephard

I regret that the information requested is not available. However, in May 1988, the latest date for which information is available, 248,000 income support claimants were receiving the disability premium; and 35,000 the severe disability premium.

Source: Annual Statistical Inquiry.