§ Mr. Hall
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what has been the take-up rate of the disability working allowance since its introduction; what percentage of applications for disability working allowance have been successful; and what percentage of appeals concerning decisions on applications for disability working allowance were successful.
§ Mr. Scott
The information requested is in the tables.
Claims to disability working allowance from 10 March 1992 to 30 June 1993 Number Number received (take-up) 28,766 Number decided 28,380 Number awarded 3,915 Percentage successful 14
Note: The percentage of successful awards on new claims for June 1993 was 30 per cent.
Appeals from 10 March 1992 to 25 June 1993 Number Number received 95 Number cleared 58 Number awarded or increased 7 Percentage successful 12