Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals:Written question - 135054

Q
(Arfon)
Asked on: 29 March 2018
Department for Work and Pensions
Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many employment support allowance appeals have been held in the last three years at which from her Department was not represented.
A
Answered by: Sarah Newton
Answered on: 18 April 2018

No. ESA Disposals1

No. ESA Hearing Disposals2

No. ESA cases Presenting Officer (PO) attended 3

1 April 2014 - 31 March 2015

67,996

60,327

1,205

1 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

56,003

49,979

1,132

1 April 2016 - 31 March 2017

72,917

65,723

1,428

1 April 2017 - 31 December 2017P

60,748

53,237

13,347

1. Disposals denotes the total number of Appeals disposed of and is inclusive of both those cleared at hearing and those cleared without the need of a tribunal

  1. The total cleared at hearing may include some withdrawals. Thus, it is not the total of those decisions in favour and those upheld.
  2. The number of ESA appeals a PO was in attendance.

P Provisional data subject to change. Latest data available in line with published data.

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