To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
(1) how many cases funded by legal aid against his Department where public interest lawyers have represented clients were won by his Department in each of the last 10 years;
(2) in how many cases against his Department funded by legal aid public interest lawyers have represented clients in each of the last 10 years.
The Department does not centrally record information about the identity of claimants' representatives or information relating to claimants' funding arrangements. This information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.