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Social Security Benefits

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 54499, tabled on 23 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many (a) medical and (b) work capability assessments were conducted to assess claimants' eligibility for each benefit for which his Department is responsible in each of the last two years.

Answered on

29 November 2016

The Department does not record the information you have requested on (a) medical assessments for Personal Independence Payment. The information on (b) work capability assessments can be accessed from https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/esa-outcomes-of-work-capability-assessments-including-mandatory-reconsiderations-and-appeals-september-2016.