To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many appeals relating to the fit-for-work decision at the initial work capability assessment for employment and support allowance claims related to a mental and behavioural disorder were upheld in (a) Scotland and (b) Glasgow in the most recent 12 month period for which figures are available.
The following table details the results of appeals relating to the fit-for-work decision at the initial work capability assessment for claims between October 2008 and August 2009 related to a mental and behavioural disorder for Scotland and Glasgow. A full 12 months of data are not available because ESA only started at the end of October 2008.
|Region||Appeals heard (to date)||Decision in favour of appellant||DWP decision upheld|
| Notes: |
1. Numbers are rounded to the nearest 100 and as a result totals may not sum.
2. The results relate to appeals heard by the end of June 2010.
3. Glasgow is the Glasgow City local authority area.
4. Cases have been selected where the main condition reported at the start of the claim is classified as a mental and behavioural disorder.