Are ESA Tribunal Judges given quotas by the DWP regarding allowed appeals?

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Dear Ministry of Justice,

Are ESA Tribunal judges given quotas by the DWP regarding how many ESA Tribunals / appeals they are allowed to grant over a set period of time, which might explain the lack of proper & precise justification for disallowing appeals, underplaying or denying pain, and the gross distortion of a claimant's evidence.

Are ESA Tribunal judges answerable in any way / employed by the DWP?

Are ESA Tribunal judges decisions monitored by the Ministry of Justice for ethics, objectivity and precison?

Please provide a copy of the ethical guidelines for how ESA Tribunal judges are supposed to operate.

Yours faithfully,

P. Smith

SSCSA Consumer Services,

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Please find attached a reply to your e.mail of 23 November 2014.
Sheona Whitten | HM Courts & Tribunals Service| SEC Jurisdictional Support

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