§ Mr. Bradley
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what is the average length of time a claimant748W receives disability working allowance, including awards on renewal. 
§ Mr. Andrew Mitchell
[holding answer 24 November 1995]: As at 30 April 1995, the average length of time a claimant received disability working allowance, including awards on renewal, was 46 weeks.1
1 This figure relates to all awards, both completed and current at 30 April 1995.
Source: 100 per cent. scan of all DWA claims.