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Work Capability Assessment

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 111773, tabled on 6 November 2017

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people deemed fit to work by Work Place Assessments changed status within a 12 month period in the last five years.

Answered on

20 November 2017

The information requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

The latest available information on Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) appeal outcomes for Fit for Work decisions for initial Work Capability Assessments (WCA) can be found in Table 3 of the ESA Outcomes of WCA quarterly statistics published here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/employment-and-support-allowance-outcomes-of-work-capability-assessment

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