§ Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many applications have been submitted to date for(a) disability working allowance and (b) disability living allowance from claimants in Wales; and, of these claims, how many have been refused since the introduction of the allowances.
§ Miss Widdecombe
The administration of disability working allowance and disabilty living allowance are 453W matters for Mr. Michael Bichard, the chief executive of the Benefits Agency. He will write to the hon. Member with such information as is available and copies will be placed in the Library and the Public Information Office.