Written Question on Personal Independence Payment: Parkinson's Disease

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Date Title Questioner
5 Sep 2017, 11:27 a.m. Personal Independence Payment: Parkinson's Disease Nick Thomas-Symonds

Question

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with Parkinson's disease have received personal independence payment at the (a) disability living standard, (b) daily living enhanced, (c) mobility standard and (d) mobility enhanced rate since 2013.

Answer (Penny Mordaunt)

The table below shows the Mobility and Daily Living award status of the 6,640 Personal Independence Payment awards made between April 2013 and April 2017 where the main disabling condition recorded was Parkinson’s disease.

Claimants can be eligible to receive one of or both Daily Living and Mobility components of Personal Independence Payment.

PIP Daily living and Mobility component awards made between April 2013 and April 2017 with main disabling condition recorded as Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson’s disease

Number of awards

Daily Living Award Status

a) Awarded Standard Daily Living component

2,030

b) Awarded Enhanced Daily Living component

4,530

Mobility Award Status

c) Awarded Standard Mobility component

1,650

d) Awarded Enhanced Mobility component

3,290


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