Personal Independence Payment: Scotland

(asked on 17th May 2022) - View Source

Question to the Department for Work and Pensions:

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of Personal Independence Payment claimants have had their claim lapsed by her Department in Scotland.

Answered by
Chloe Smith Portrait
Chloe Smith
Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions)
This question was answered on 23rd May 2022

The table below provides information on Personal Independence Payment appeal registrations and lapses for both the whole of Great Britain and for Scotland, between 1st April 2013 and 31st December 2021.

GB Appeals registered

GB Appeals lapsed

Scotland Appeals registered

Scotland Appeals lapsed


112,100 (19% of GB appeals registered)


12,270 (17% of Scotland appeals registered)


  • Figures have been rounded to the nearest 10.
  • These figures include appeal registrations and decisions for PIP New Claims, Reassessments, Award Reviews and Change of Circumstances.
  • A lapsed appeal is where DWP changed the decision in the customer’s favour after an appeal was lodged but before it was heard at a tribunal hearing.
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