To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in the London Borough of Southwark have appealed against his Department's decision not to grant them personal independence payment in each of the last five years; and how many of those appeals have been successful in those years.
11 September 2017
The table below shows the number of appeals lodged against Personal Independence Payment claims which were disallowed at initial decision and where this decision was upheld at mandatory reconsideration, the number of these appeals where a decision has been made and the number of these appeals that were subsequently successful for the appellant, for the London Borough of Southwark over the last five years.
Year of appeal lodgement
Number of appeals lodged
Number of appeals with a decision
Number of successful appeals (for the appellant)
2017 (to April ’17)
‘# ‘used for instances where there are less than 5 cases to avoid the release of confidential data