Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 11th October 2017.

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Photo of Angela Eagle Angela Eagle Labour, Wallasey

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the reasons for the recent trends in the number of successful personal independence payment tribunal appeals; and if he will make a statement.

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

The main reason that decisions are overturned at appeal is additional evidence provided by the claimant at appeal stage.

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