Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
I understand that when a claimant applies for Employment and Support Allowance, a form called the ESA113 is sent to the claimants' GP requesting further medical evidence.
I am referring to standard claims, not the Special Rules that apply to people expected to live less than 6 months.
1) Is there a time log of when ESA113 forms are returned from claimants' GPs?
2) What percentage of ESA113 forms are returned by claimants' GPs within the 2 week time limit?
3) What percentage of ESA113 forms are returned in total?
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