Percentage of allegations of disability benefit fraud from the public that are false

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Disabled People Against Cuts

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
What is the percentage of allegations of disability benefit fraud (ESA and PIP) that have been investigated and found to be false, during the years April 2017 - 2018 and April 2018 -2019

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Disabled People Against Cuts left an annotation ()

Wow! The DWP has responded saying that, rounded up to the nearest percent, in both years, the percentage of allegations of disability benefit fraud found to FALSE (or in their words non-fraudulent) was a horrific 89%!

I hope that we can use these figures to campaign for the end of the whole, traumatising sham of asking members of the public to report people they think are cheating.

Alexander Tiffin left an annotation ()

I will write an article with this shocking statistic for my website Universal Credit Sufferer.

Great work by DPAC Berkshire