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Personal Independence Payment: Epilepsy

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 225547, tabled on 25 February 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people who previously received disability living allowance and who have a primary condition of epilepsy have (a) failed their initial assessment for personal independence payments (PIP)and (b) have experienced a reduction in their payment as result of changing to PIP in (i) Scotland and (ii) the UK in each year since 2013.

Answered on

28 February 2019

The tables attached show the comparison of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) award before and Personal Independence Payment (PIP) award after the DLA to PIP reassessment number of people with epilepsy as their main disabling condition in both Scotland and Great Britain. The data is also split by calendar year from 2013 when PIP was introduced to October 2018.

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