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Personal Independence Payment

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 71360, tabled on 19 April 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of disability living allowance reassessments, including cases following either a mandatory reconsideration or an appeal, have resulted in (a) a lower or (b) no award of personal independence payment.

Answered on

24 April 2017

The latest available data on the outcome of the initial decision on each disability living allowance reassessment to personal independence payment (PIP) can be found in table 8B of the statistical tables released in December 2016 here:

The information requested for cases following a mandatory reconsideration or an appeal is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.

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