HC Deb 08 May 2001 vol 368 c10W
Mr. Boswell

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many persons(a) qualified for the higher mobility rate of Disability Living Allowance and (b) participated in the Motability scheme, in each of the last five years. [159741]

Mr. Bayley

[holding answer 3 May 2001]: The information is in the table.

Recipients of the higher rate mobility component of Disability Living Allowance and participants in the Motability scheme
Year DLA higher rate mobility component recipients1 Current Motability agreements2
1996 1,253 299
1997 1,327 341
1998 1,346 366
1999 1,364 384
2000 1,409 392
1DSS Information Centre: five per cent. data
2Motability—includes War Pension recipients and Northern Ireland cases


Figures relate to 30 November

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