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|29 Jun 2018, 12:56 p.m.||Holly Lynch MP (Labour - Halifax)||Holly Lynch MP (Labour - Halifax)|
Question to the Ministry of Justice
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people are waiting to have their appeal heard at a Tribunal for (a) personal independence payments and (b) employment and support allowance in the Halifax constituency.
Answer (Rory Stewart)
Latest figures indicate that since PIP was introduced, more than 3.1 million decisions have been made, and of these under 9% have been appealed and 4% have been overturned. For ESA the figure is only 8% of decisions made were appealed and 4% have been overturned at tribunals.
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