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Top five PIP health conditions providing up to £172 each week as new claims soar over summer

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New figures published by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) show that the number of people across Great Britain receiving support through Personal Independence Payment soared by 70,532 between the start of May and the end of July.

Nearly 3.4 million people over 16 are now claiming the benefit, however, the statistics do not include people who have either moved from PIP to Adult Disability Payment (ADP) or new claimants of the devolved Scottish disability benefit.

Some 277,764 people in Scotland are still receiving PIP from the DWP and the new figures indicate that 20,663 case awards were transferred to Social Security Scotland during the last quarter.

As of July 31, some 93,880 people were in receipt of ADP and of those, 42,620 were new applicants and 51,260 were PIP case transfers.The DWP said that 2220,000 new claims for PIP had been received during the three month period.

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