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Social Security Benefits: Injuries and Death

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 27621, tabled on 29 June 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many internal process reviews her Department has (a) started and (b) completed on incidences of (i) death or (ii) serious harm between (A) July 2019 and June 2020, (B) July 2020 and June 2021 and (C) July 2021 and June 2022.

Answered on

5 July 2022

The attached table shows the Internal Process Reviews (IPR) information requested:

July 2019 to June 2020

July 2020 to June 2021

July 2021 to June 2022

IPR Started - Death

43

59

38

IPR Started - Serious Harm

3

19

17

IPR Completed - Death

39

40

41

IPR Completed - Serious Harm

3

12

16

* Death includes the categories death, alleged suicide and confirmed suicide.

** Serious Harm includes the categories self-harm, serious harm, attempted suicide and ‘other’.

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