Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

In the House of Commons on 30th November 2017 , The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Mr David Gauke) while at the despatch box stated .
Quote :" Whether we are looking at ESA or PIP, the percentage of assessments that are overturned on appeal is running at about 4% ".

Can you please provide the data that was used in making this statement .

Can you also provide the most recent data showing the percentage of claimants having their original decision of ESA Disallowance overturned by mandatory reconsideration , and also the percentage of claimants , who having failed to have their original decision overturned at mandatory reconsideration , were subsequently awarded ESA at a tribunal .

Yours faithfully,

Shay Mack

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