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Written questions on the subject Disability Living Allowance


 
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AQW 8714/16-21 Mr Andy Allen
(UUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail how many Disability Living Allowance applications were (i) made; (ii) rejected; and (iii) granted each year since 2006, broken down by age and constituency.

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07/12/2016 Answered on 20/12/2016
AQW 7280/16-21 Mr Daniel McCrossan
(SDLP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail the number of claimants that were in recipient of Disability Living Allowance and were rejected for Personal Independence Payments.

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16/11/2016 Answered on 23/11/2016
AQW 5999/16-21 Mr Jim Wells
(DUP - South Down)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline why recipients of Disability Living Allowance are not warned that reporting a change in circumstances will automatically generate an application for Personal Independence Payments which they must complete or lose their entitlement. [Priority Written]

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24/10/2016 Answered on 26/10/2016
AQW 2732/16-21 Mr Alex Easton
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Communities to outline what measures his Department is taking to ensure that GPs supply medical evidence for Disability Living Allowance / Personal Independence Payment and Employment Support Allowance appeals.

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09/09/2016 Answered on 28/09/2016
AQW 55433/11-16 Mr Peter Weir
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Social Development to detail the number of people in North Down that are claiming Disability Living Allowance, broken down by eligibility criteria.

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10/03/2016 Answered on 21/03/2016
AQW 53675/11-16 Mr Alban Maginness
(SDLP - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Social Development to detail the total (i) number of Disability Living Allowance and Employment Support Allowance hearings that have taken place in each of the last five years; (ii) cost of Disability Living Allowance and Employment Support Allowance appeal hearings in each of the last five years; and (iii) number of Disability Living Allowance and Employment Support Allowance appeal hearings that overturned the original decision.

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01/02/2016 Answered on 16/02/2016
AQW 53604/11-16 Mr Alban Maginness
(SDLP - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Social Development to detail the number of (a) people in receipt of Disability Living Allowance; (b) people that were awarded Disability Living Allowance; (c) people that had their Disability Living Allowance claim disallowed; (d) people that appealed against the decision to disallow their claim; and (e) appeals against decisions to disallow Disability Living Allowance claims that were overturned at appeal, in each of the last five years.

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29/01/2016 Answered on 11/02/2016
AQW 53335/11-16 Mr Ross Hussey
(UUP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Social Development to detail the number of (i) Disability Living Allowance claimants that have appealed a decisions not to award them Disability Living Allowance in West Tyrone, in the last 5 years; (ii) cases that have been successfully appealed directly with his Department; and (iii) successful Tribunal appeals.

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25/01/2016 Answered on 09/02/2016
AQW 53287/11-16 Mr Daniel McCrossan
(SDLP - West Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Social Development to detail the number of (i) Disability Living Allowance claimants, (ii) people that have lost their entitlement to Disability Living Allowance; and (iii) new claims that have been rejected in West Tyrone, in each of the last three years.

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22/01/2016 Answered on 04/02/2016
AQW 52258/11-16 Mr Alex Easton
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Social Development how much of his departmental budget is spent on Disability Living Allowance.

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11/12/2015 Answered on 17/12/2015
AQW 52256/11-16 Mr Alex Easton
(DUP - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Social Development to detail the number of people in receipt of Disability Living Allowance.

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11/12/2015 Answered on 16/12/2015
AQW 51210/11-16 Mr Stewart Dickson
(APNI - East Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Social Development whether his Department intends to reassess claimants with lifetime Disability Living Allowance awards when transitioning to Personal Independence Payments.

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20/11/2015 Answered on 26/11/2015
AQW 50685/11-16 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Social Development whether (i) Employment and Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance appellants are entitled to have their appeal hearing date adjourned, particularly in instances of a first request to adjourn to enable them to secure the advocate of their choice and to facilitate the timetable of the advocate in question; and (ii) the same criteria apply in the event of Employment and Support Allowance and Disability Living Allowance officials requesting an adjournment for any reason which may be relevant. [Priority Written]

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10/11/2015 Answered on 13/11/2015
AQW 47721/11-15 Mr Alban Maginness
(SDLP - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Social Development to detail the number of (i) claimants that lost their entitlement or saw their entitlement reduced to (a) Employment and Support Allowance; and (b) Disability Living Allowance, in each of the past five years; and (ii) people that subsequently died within the following three months. [Priority Written]

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25/06/2015 Answered on 08/07/2015
AQW 47472/11-15 Mr John Dallat
(SDLP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Social Development to detail (i) the number of Disability Living Allowance tribunals held in each of the last three years; and (ii) the cost in (a) fees or wages; (b) travel (c) hire of premises; and (d) other expenses.

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19/06/2015 Answered on 08/07/2015
AQW 47471/11-15 Mr John Dallat
(SDLP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Social Development to detail (i) the number of Disability Living Allowance tribunals postponed in the last 5 years due to the unavailability of GP medical files; and (ii) the cost of any postponed tribunals.

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19/06/2015 Answered on 08/07/2015
AQW 45459/11-15 Lord Morrow of Clogher Valley
(DUP - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister for Social Development in relation to Disability Living Allowance appeals, to detail the total cost of (i) venue hire; and (ii) panel payments, per division, in (a) 2012/13; (b) 2013/14; and (c) 2014/15.

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06/05/2015 Answered on 26/05/2015
AQW 45270/11-15 Mr Sammy Douglas MBE, MCA
(DUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Social Development to detail the number of people in East Belfast (i) over 65 and in receipt of the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance; (ii) under 65 and in receipt of the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance; (iii) in receipt of Attendance Allowance. [Priority Written]

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29/04/2015 Answered on 06/05/2015
AQW 44704/11-15 Mrs Dolores Kelly
(SDLP - Upper Bann)
To ask the Minister of Finance and Personnel, pursuant to AQW 43110/11-15, given that the level of housing benefit a person is entitled to may be increased by a disability premium if they are in receipt of Disability Living Allowance, whether any loss of housing benefit for rates or rate relieve entitlement be mitigated should a claimant, who has previously been awarded Disability Living Allowance, is not awarded Personal Independence Payment and loses their disability premium.

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20/04/2015 Answered on 19/05/2015
AQW 44607/11-15 Mr Gregory Campbell
(DUP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Social Development, pursuant to AQW 44106/11-15, what was the population in each constituency aged between 0 - 65 years old; and what percentage of that population was claiming Disability Living Allowance.

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16/04/2015 Answered on 28/04/2015
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