Independent Assessment Services

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 23rd May 2019.

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Photo of Marion Fellows Marion Fellows SNP Whip, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Small Business, Enterprise and Innovation)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many audited Independent Assessment Service health assessment reports were graded as (a) acceptable, (b) unacceptable and (c) acceptable report amendment required in each year for which figures are available.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

Please find the figures requested in the table below. In addition to this information we have also included the category ‘acceptable with feedback’ which was not requested but may be of interest.

Grades

Apr 16- Mar 17

Apr 17-Mar 18

Apr 18-Mar 19

Acceptable

7,300

7,930

7,480

Acceptable with Feedback

1,380

1,820

1,990

Acceptable with Amendments

650

1,220

1,780

Unacceptable

460

620

500

Total Audited

9,790

11,590

11,750

Figures rounded to the nearest 10

Data obtained from the CHES MI Team

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