The Numbers of permanent v fixed term contract decision makers employed by DWP to decide PIP/DLA cases

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Please could you advise me of:

i) the total number of Decision Makers/Adjudication Officers normally employed to make decisions in respect of Personal Independence Payment or Disability Living Allowance.

ii) Please break the numbers down by whether the member of staff was employed under a permanent contract or a fixed term contract in respect of the following years:
1992, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2015 and 2018

Yours faithfully,


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Dear M-Rob,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 2/7/19

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