Personal Independence Payment

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 2nd March 2021.

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Photo of Mark Tami Mark Tami Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of personal independence payments whose award was made by a tribunal (a) made a new claim before the end of the award that came into payment with no break in the payment cycle and (b)made a new claim before the end of the award but a decision on the new claim had not been made by her Department before the last day of the previous award in each of the last three years.

Photo of Mark Tami Mark Tami Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many claimants of personal independence payments whose award was made by a tribunal made a new claim in a period between one day and one year after the end of their previous entitlement in each of the last three years.

Photo of Mark Tami Mark Tami Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the (a) mean, (b) median and (c) longest waiting period was experienced by claimants of personal independence payments whose award was made by a tribunal between that award and their following award where (i) the subsequent new claim was submitted before the last day of the previous tribunal-made award, (ii) a decision had not been made on the new claim by her Department by the final day of the previous award, (iii) the decision on the new award was to award at least the standard rate of at least one component and (iv) the decision on the new award was not subject to mandatory reconsideration or appeal in each of the last three years.

Photo of Mark Tami Mark Tami Opposition Pairing Whip (Commons)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what the (a) mean, (b) median and (c) longest waiting period was experienced by claimants of personal independence payments whose award was made by a tribunal between that award and their following award where (i) the subsequent new claim was submitted before the last day of the previous tribunal-made award, (ii) a decision had not been made on the new claim by her Department by the final day of the previous award, (iii) the decision on the new award was to award neither the standard nor enhanced rate of either component and (iv) the decision on the new award was subject to appeal to a tribunal which awarded at least the standard rate of at least one component in each of the last three years.

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

The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.

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