Department for Work and Pensions: Employment Tribunals Service

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 8th February 2019.

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Photo of Frank Field Frank Field Chair, Work and Pensions Committee, Chair, Work and Pensions Committee

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many times her Department, excluding executive agencies and non-ministerial Departments, was taken to an employment tribunal for disability discrimination in 2017-18.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

2017-18 DWP figures (excluding executive agencies and non-Ministerial Departments) for cases lodged with an Employment Tribunal, which include an element of disability discrimination, are as follows: cases withdrawn -12; cases dismissed or struck out - 8; cases settled - 21; cases won, having progressed to a full hearing - 6; cases lost having progressed to a full hearing - 9; cases as yet unresolved -18.

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