Personal Independence Payment: Appeals

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 7th November 2017.

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Photo of Royston Smith Royston Smith Conservative, Southampton, Itchen

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people who have personal independence payment claims initially refused are successful at appeal.

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

In the 52 months between April 2013 and July 2017, the latest dates for which data is available, 57,910 Personal Independence Payment (PIP) decisions which were initially disallowed, and where this decision was upheld at mandatory reconsideration (MR), were overturned at appeal. This represents 2% of all PIP decisions in this time.

Period covered: April 2013 – July 2017 (latest available data).

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