HC Deb 04 March 1999 vol 326 c884W
Mr. Baldry

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what estimate he has made of the cost of extending mobility allowance to persons of retirement age. [74010]

Mr. Bayley

The cost of extending both the higher and lower rates of the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance to people disabled after the age of 65, or who claim after the age of 65, is estimated to be approximately £2 billion.

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