Personal Independence Payment: Southwark:Written question - 9023

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Asked on: 06 September 2017
Department for Work and Pensions
Personal Independence Payment: Southwark
Commons
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.
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Answered by: Penny Mordaunt
Answered on: 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)

2013

#

#

#

2014

10

10

10

2015

150

140

100

2016

180

170

130

2017 (to April ’17)

80

40

30

Total

420

390

270

‘# ‘used for instances where there are less than 5 cases to avoid the release of confidential data

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