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Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 123587, tabled on 18 January 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of employment support allowance claim decisions made by the Department for Work and Pensions were overturned at (a) the mandatory reconsideration stage and (b) the tribunal stage in the last 12 months.

Answered on

23 January 2018

The latest available information on Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) mandatory reconsideration and appeal outcomes can be found in tables 3, 14 and 17 of the ESA Outcomes of Work Capability Assessments quarterly statistics published at the following link:

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