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Incapacity Benefit

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 26th June 2012.

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Photo of Stephen Timms Stephen Timms Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what proportion of completed incapacity benefit reassessments have been (a) found fit for work, (b) placed in the Support Group or (c) placed in the Work Related Activity Group.

Photo of Chris Grayling Chris Grayling The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

In March 2012 the Department released official statistics on the outcomes of incapacity benefits reassessment claims that had been referred for reassessment by the end of July 2011. These are the latest data available.

The publication can be found on the departmental website at the following link:

http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/workingage/index.php?page=esa_ibr

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