Appeal lapse recording for ESA, PIP and UC (LCW)

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Please could you provide us with the figures for lapsed ESA, Universal Credit LCW and PIP appeals for the following years:
01.01.2017-31.12.2017
01.01.2018-31.12.2018

In addition please could you tell us how lapsed appeals are recorded?
1.How does the DWP internally record these figures?
2.Are they included in the total numbers of benefits awarded?
3.Are they recorded as appeal overturned?
4.Are they a separate category?

Yours faithfully,

Andy McCarthy

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Dear Andy McCarthy,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 17th
June.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team