We do not hold robust data in relation to the number of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) claims for a child under 16 years of age for 2010. At this time the figures for DLA included all claims with no split in allocation for child versus adult.
Please find attached a table containing the data that we hold in relation to the number of DLA new claims for a child under 16 years of age for the financial years 2014/15 and 2018/19.
DLA Child New Claims
Total New Claims Cleared
% New Claims Cleared within 40 days target
Total New Claims Cleared within target
Disability Living Allowance Computer System (DLACS)
New Claims - includes Normal Rules and Special Rules
Please note that the data supplied are derived from unpublished management information which was collected for internal Departmental use only, and have not been quality assured to National Statistics or Official Statistics publication standard. They should therefore be treated with caution.