Social Security Benefits: Disability

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

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Photo of Roger Godsiff Roger Godsiff Labour, Birmingham, Hall Green

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the Department's target times are for getting disability benefits claims back into payment after a tribunal rules in a claimant's favour; and what the times achieved were in the last 12 months.

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

We do not have any target times, but aim to deal with any case as quickly as possible paying arrears where necessary. The times taken to process appeal decisions post hearing are not available.

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