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Personal Independence Payment

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 217178, tabled on 4 December 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will publish or place in the Library a breakdown of personal independence payment by claimants' main disabling condition in a similar format to the information previously provided on disability living allowance claimants.

Answered on

9 December 2014

Information on the number of claimants in receipt of personal independence payment, by a range of detailed breakdowns, has been published and can be found at:

Guidance on how to extract the information required can be found at:

Breakdowns by main disabling condition are currently available against 21 high level descriptors. From 17 December more detailed breakdowns of main disabling condition, including multiple sclerosis, will be available.

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