§ Mr. Hall
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what has been the take-up rate of the disability living allowance since its introduction; what percentage of applications for disability living allowance were successful; and what percentage of appeals concering decisions on disability living allowance were successful.
§ Mr. Scott
The information requested is in the tables.
Claims to disability living allowance from 1 February 1992 to 30 June 1993 Claims Number received (take-up) 874,034 Number decided 818,930 Number awarded 504,103 Percentage successful 62
Appeals from 1 February 1992 to 30 June 1993 Appeals Number received 15,592 Number cleared 1,874 Number awarded or increased 760 Percentage successful 41