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Social Security Benefits: Appeals

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 5th February 2020.

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Photo of Jeff Smith Jeff Smith Opposition Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent estimate she has made of the average waiting time for an appeal to be resolved by internal review on claims for (a) universal credit, (b) personal independence payment and (c) employment support allowance.

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

Information on the average time to lapse an appeal is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.

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