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Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 29th November 2016.

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Photo of Tulip Siddiq Tulip Siddiq Shadow Minister (Education) (Early Years)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what estimate his Department has made of the cost to the public purse of all fit-for-work decisions made in initial assessments for employment and support allowance which were subsequently overturned at appeal for each (a) month and (b) year from July 2013 to date.

Photo of Penny Mordaunt Penny Mordaunt The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The information requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

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