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Work Capability Assessment: Appeals

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 154618, tabled on 18 June 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of appeals against work capability assessments were upheld in the last calendar year.

Answered on

26 June 2018

Table 17 of the publication “ESA: outcomes of Work Capability Assessments including mandatory reconsiderations and appeals: June 2018” provides statistics on appeal outcomes for ESA WCA decisions, by period of claim start, from October 2013 up to September 2017, a copy of which can be found here:

https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/esa-outcomes-of-work-capability-assessments-including-mandatory-reconsiderations-and-appeals-june-2018