Wait times P.I.P and applicable laws

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Roedd y cais yn rhannol lwyddiannus.

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Please can you advise if the DWP are required to adhere to The Equality Act 2010 or the Equality Duty for their day to day processes. I.e PIP, UC, ESA applications and assessments.

Please can you advise if the DWP are required to adhere to The Human Rights of persons with disabilities as set by the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) for their day to day processes and systems.
I.e PIP, UC, ESA applications and assessments.

Please can you give a breakdown for current wait times for:
PIP - application
PIP - Assessment
PIP - outcome of Assessment
PIP - Mandatory Reconsideration
PIP - Tribunal
PIP - From initial contact/application to award and/or decline
PIP- The number of awards vs declines over the last 3 months

LCWRA -Application
LCWRA - Assessment
LCWRA- Mandatory Reconsideration
LCWRA - Tribunal
LCWRA- From initial contact/application to award and/or decline
LCWRA- The number of awards vs declines over the last 3 months

Yours faithfully,

Jess

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Dear Jess Thorpe,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 22nd
September.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team