Universal Credit: Work Capability Assessment

(asked on 3rd September 2020) - 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 universal credit limited capability for work assessments were successful at the initial assessment in each month in the last 12 months.


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Justin Tomlinson Portrait
Justin Tomlinson
This question was answered on 8th September 2020

The Department publishes Universal Credit statistics on the total number of households in receipt of limited capability work entitlement – either the limited capability for work element, or the limited capability for work and work related activity element. This information is available via Stat-Xplore and can be found at: https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/

Guidance on for users can be found at:

https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html

Statistics on outcomes of Work Capability Assessments for Universal Credit are intended for publication in the near future as Official Statistics.

This content was generated for your convenience by Parallel Parliament and does not form part of the official record.
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