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Personal Independence Payment: Invalid Vehicles

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 165636, tabled on 18 July 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what information her Department holds on the number of personal independence payments who have had their mobility car removed following a period of more than 28 days in hospital.

Answered on

23 July 2018

The Department does not hold this information. Motability have however informed the Department that, depending on the expected length of stay and the customer’s preferences, they will discuss the options that are available and in most cases will be able to leave the car with the customer during their stay in hospital.

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