Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

The DWP Decision Maker(DM)decides whether or not ESA payments continue using the ESA85 report from Atos and a variety of other sources of information. By quarter over the past 2 years,

1) how many cases have there been where the ESA85 in isolation indicated that a person was unfit for work (WRAG or Support Group), but the DM subsuequently decided the individual was actually fit for work and stopped ESA payments. Please show results separating out WRAG and Support Group based on the initial indication.

2) how many cases have there been where the ESA85 indicated fit for work, but DM decided otherwise and continued payments without the need for internal review or appeal to TS. Please split results by WRAG & SG as classified by DM.

Yours faithfully,

Mr Newman

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