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Social Services: Newcastle upon Tyne

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 76689, tabled on 17 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the number of working-age disabled adults who receive their personal care budgets via direct payments in (a) Newcastle upon Tyne Central and (b) Newcastle City Council.

Answered on

25 November 2021

This information is not collected in the format requested. However, in the local authority area of Newcastle upon Tyne, 430 adults aged 18 to 64 years old received social care through direct payments in 2020/21.