Personal Independence Payment: Gower

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 10th January 2018.

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Photo of Tonia Antoniazzi Tonia Antoniazzi Labour, Gower

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of people in Gower constituency had personal independence payments overturned as a result of (a) mandatory reconsideration and (b) an appeal hearing in each of the last five years for which data is available.

Photo of Sarah Newton Sarah Newton The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The data requested was provided in the answer of 12 September 2017 (UIN 6928).

It should be noted that the appeals data provided by the Ministry of Justice in this response referred to claimants’ appeals heard in the hearing venue nearest to the appellants’ home address. For appellants identified as living in Gower those appeals are attributed to the Llanelli, Port Talbot or Swansea venues.

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