Personal Independence Payment: Yorkshire and the Humber

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 10th May 2019.

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Photo of Lord Scriven Lord Scriven Liberal Democrat

To ask Her Majesty's Government how many people in the Yorkshire Region have been waiting (1) up to six months, (2) six to 12 months, (3) 12 to 24 months, and (4) over 24 months, for an appeal hearing on their Personal Independence Payment claims.

Photo of Lord Keen of Elie Lord Keen of Elie The Advocate-General for Scotland, Lords Spokesperson (Ministry of Justice)

The data requested are not available centrally, and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

Latest figures for Personal Independence Payment (to December 2018) indicate that since it was introduced, 3.9 million decisions have been made. Of these 10% have been appealed and 5% have been overturned at Tribunals.

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