To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 30 June 2015 to Question 4072, what proportion of appeals to the Tribunals Service from appellants in England relating to (a) personal independence payments, (b) employment and support allowance, (c) income support, (d) jobseeker's allowance and (e) tax credits were successful in (i) each quarter in 2014 and (ii) the latest period for which figures are available.
11 September 2015
The First-tier Tribunal – Social Security and Child Support (SSCS) administered by HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS), hears appeals against Department for Work and Pensions’ (DWP) decisions on a range of benefits.
The table below shows the proportion of appeals in England1 relating to (a) Personal Independence Payments (PIP), (b) Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), (c) Income Support (IS), (d) Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) and (e) Tax Credits which were successful2 in (i) each quarter in 2014 and (ii) April to June 2015, the latest period for which figures are available.
January – March 2014
April – June 2014
July – September 2014
October – December 2014
January – March 2015
April – June 2015
1. Excludes SSCS Scotland processing centre and the following venues: Aberystwyth, Bridgend, Cardiff, Caernafon, Carmarthen, Colwyn Bay, Cwmbran, Haverfordwest Llandrindod Wells, Langstone, Llandudno, Llanelli, Llangefni, Llwynypia, Merthyr Tydfil, Neath, Port Talbot, Newton Abbott, Newtown, Pontypridd, Pontypool, Prestatyn, Swansea, Welshpool, Wrexham, Bargoed and Ebbw Vale
2. decided in favour of the appellant
3. Personal Independence Payment (New Claim Appeals) which replaces Disability Living Allowance was introduced on 8 April 2013, also includes Personal Independence Claims (Reassessments)
4. Includes Employment Support Allowance and Employment Support Allowance (Reassessments)
5. Includes Working Family Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, Working Tax Credit.
Although care is taken when processing and analysing the data, the details are subject to inaccuracies inherent in any large-scale case management system and is the best data that are available.
The data may differ slightly to that of the published stats as this data was run on a different date.