Personal Independence Payment

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 11 February 2022.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Future of Work), Shadow Minister (Business and Industrial Strategy)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many personal independence payment applications are refused at the (a) initial application, (b) mandatory reconsideration and (c) tribunal stage.

Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith Assistant Whip, The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The number of PIP claims disallowed at initial clearance is available on Stat-Xplore:

Guidance on how to use Stat-Xplore can be found here:

PIP dispute customer journey statistics are available for new PIP applications as part of the PIP Official Statistics quarterly release. The latest release is available here:

Personal Independence Payment statistics to October 2021 - GOV.UK (

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