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Social Security Benefits: Disability

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 141547, tabled on 21 January 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made on the adequacy of benefit rates for disabled people on legacy benefits.

Answered on

27 January 2021

We will spend over £55 billion this year (2020/21) on benefits to support people with health conditions and disabilities. This will increase by £1.6 billion to £57 billion in 2021/22.