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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Sickle Cell Diseases more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with sickle cell disease were in receipt of (a) personal independence payments and (b) employment support allowance or their universal credit equivalents in the most recent period for which data are available; and what the annual cost to the public purse of providing that support in each of those groups is. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson remove filter
star this property uin 277139 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>The information requested on the number of people with Sickle Cell Disease in receipt of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Universal Credit (UC) and the cost to the public purse of providing support for claimants with Sickle Cell Disease for ESA and UC is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>Information on health conditions of ESA claimants is only available by high level medical conditions, including Diseases of the Blood and Blood forming organs and certain diseases involving the immune mechanism, is published on Stat-Xplore.</p><p> </p><p>The latest data on PIP claims in payment can be which can be broken down by month from April 2013 to April 2019 and by disability which includes Sickle Cell Anaemia can be found on Stat-Xplore too: <a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p><p>Guidance on how to use Stat-Xplore can be found here:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html</a></p><p> </p><p>The latest data on the PIP expenditure broken down by disability subgroup including Haemolytic disease, of which Sickle Cell Disease is one disease is in this category is published and can be found at: <a href="https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/741592/pip-expenditure-by-medical-condition-2017-18.ods" target="_blank">https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/741592/pip-expenditure-by-medical-condition-2017-18.ods</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T13:36:17.987Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T13:36:17.987Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2019-07-15more like thismore than 2019-07-15
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Sickle Cell Diseases more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people in receipt of (a) personal independence payment and (b) employment support allowance and their universal credit equivalents have sickle cell disease with (i) stroke,(ii) sickle chronic kidney disease, (iii) end-stage renal disease and (iv) pulmonary hypertension in the most recent period for which figures are available; and what the annual cost to the public purse of providing that support in each of those groups is. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson remove filter
star this property uin 277140 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-07-18more like thismore than 2019-07-18
star this property answer text <p>With regard to Personal Independence Payment (PIP), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Universal Credit (UC), the information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>With regards to PIP, we only record the main disabling condition for a claimant on analytical datasets and so cannot answer questions on combinations of conditions without incurring disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>Information on health conditions of ESA claimants is only available by high level medical conditions, including Diseases of the Blood and Blood forming organs and certain diseases involving the immune mechanism, is published here:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency North Swindon more like this
star this property answering member printed Justin Tomlinson more like this
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less than 2019-07-18T13:25:29.96Zmore like thismore than 2019-07-18T13:25:29.96Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Justin Tomlinson more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Disability more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will make it her policy to provide disability benefit claimants with dual recording equipment during their benefit assessments. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson remove filter
star this property uin 203234 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
star this property answer text <p>Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claimants who attend a face-to-face PIP assessment are allowed to record their assessment if they want to, in line with the standards set by the Department.</p><p> </p><p>However, the Department started a video recording pilot on 26<sup>th</sup> November 2018 for PIP claimants with face-to-face assessments booked from 10<sup>th</sup> December. The pilot enables us to test communications products and live testing of video recording, providing that claimants elect to participate. Findings from the pilot will inform views on rolling out video recording more widely, in order to promote greater trust and transparency.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-01-07T17:41:59.287Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-07T17:41:59.287Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Disability more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps her Department is taking to monitor the quality of disability benefit assessors' (a) decision making and (b) decision making on appeals relating to whether that benefit can be proceeded with. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson remove filter
star this property uin 203235 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
star this property answer text <p>Decisions on entitlement to benefit are made by the Department’s Decision Makers, informed by assessments undertaken by assessment providers.</p><p> </p><p>Assessments are carried out by qualified health professionals, who receive thorough training and regular checks on the quality of their work. Anyone falling below the required standards faces having their contract terminated.</p><p> </p><p>All Health Professionals are subject to on-going audit by our assessment providers to ensure that they deliver high quality assessments. The Department also undertakes independent audit to ensure that the advice provided to the Department’s decision makers is of suitable quality, fully explained and justified. Appeals Presenting Officers who attend tribunals on behalf of the Department also provide feedback to assessment providers.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-01-07T17:54:33.787Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-07T17:54:33.787Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-12-18more like thismore than 2018-12-18
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Disability more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will undertake a review of the quality of disability benefit assessors' decision-making when those decisions are found to have been taken in conflict with official guidance. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson remove filter
star this property uin 203236 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-07more like thismore than 2019-01-07
star this property answer text <p>Decisions on entitlement to benefit are made by the Department’s Decision Makers, informed by assessments undertaken by assessment providers.</p><p> </p><p>Assessments are carried out by qualified health professionals, who receive thorough training and regular checks on the quality of their work. Anyone falling below the required standards faces having their contract terminated.</p><p> </p><p>All Health Professionals are subject to on-going audit by our assessment providers to ensure that they deliver high quality assessments. The Department also undertakes independent audit to ensure that the advice provided to the Department’s decision makers is of suitable quality, fully explained and justified. Appeals Presenting Officers who attend tribunals on behalf of the Department also provide feedback to assessment providers.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2019-01-07T17:40:22.423Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-07T17:40:22.423Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-09more like thismore than 2018-11-09
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Epilepsy more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with epilepsy have qualified for (a) personal independence payments and (b) disability living allowance in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson remove filter
star this property uin 189633 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-14more like thismore than 2018-11-14
star this property answer text <p>Statistics on Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim outcomes (clearances) have not previously been published as Official Statistics at disability level. From 11<sup>th</sup> December 2018 they will be released in accordance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The information requested is not readily available for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>Statistics on the number of individuals in receipt of Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence payments broken down by disability, age and date are already available on Stat Xplore:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p><a href="https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html" target="_blank">https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html</a>.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-11-14T16:27:59Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-14T16:27:59Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-11-06more like thismore than 2018-11-06
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Cystic Fibrosis more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with cystic fibrosis have qualified for (a) personal independence payments and (b) disability living allowance in each of the last five years. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson remove filter
star this property uin 188757 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-11-12more like thismore than 2018-11-12
star this property answer text <p>Statistics on Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim outcomes (clearances) at disability level are not readily available and have not previously been published as Official Statistics. We are producing the statistics requested and issuing them in an Official Statistics release on 11<sup>th</sup> December 2018 in accordance with the Code of Practice for Official Statistics.</p><p><strong> </strong></p><p>The information requested is not readily available for Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p><p> </p><p>Statistics on the number of individuals in receipt of Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence payments broken down by disability, age and date are already available on Stat Xplore:</p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance for users is available at:</p><p><a href="https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html" target="_blank">https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html</a>.</p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-11-12T17:16:06.577Zmore like thismore than 2018-11-12T17:16:06.577Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-27more like thismore than 2018-03-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Appeals more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much her Department spent on facilitating mandatory reconsiderations relating to (a) employment support allowance and (b) personal independence payment claims in each year since 2009-10. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson remove filter
star this property uin 134499 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
star this property answer text <p>Direct costs can be provided only for the years included in the following table-</p><p> </p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td colspan="3"><p>Mandatory Reconsiderations <strong>£000's</strong></p></td></tr><tr><td><p>Financial Year</p></td><td><p>ESA Direct Cost</p></td><td><p>PIP Direct Costs</p></td><td><p>PIP Reassessments Direct Costs</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2012/13</p></td><td><p>£ -</p></td><td><p>£ -</p></td><td><p>£ -</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2013/14</p></td><td><p>£ 3,127</p></td><td><p>£ 279</p></td><td><p>£ -</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2014/15</p></td><td><p>£ 14,552</p></td><td><p>£ 2,810</p></td><td><p>£ -</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2015/16</p></td><td><p>£ 9,692</p></td><td><p>£ 5,352</p></td><td><p>£ 2,149</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>2016/17</p></td><td><p>£ 10,712</p></td><td><p>£ 8,895</p></td><td><p>£ 5,005</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p> </p><p>Notes:</p><p> </p><ol><li>The above table represents Operating costs only. These are defined as direct costs relating to staff undertaking the activities (staff and local non-staff costs only). They do not include wider DWP overheads.</li></ol><p> </p><ol start="2"><li>PIP Reassessments Direct Costs are shown separately and are costs attributed to transfer of the DLA caseload.</li></ol><p> </p><ol start="3"><li>In terms of years asked for, please note the Departments DABM system began recording these benefits as follows:</li></ol><p>ESA began in 2013/14 &amp; PIP began late 2013/14</p><ol start="4"><li>This data is derived from the Departments Activity Based Model (ABM) and/or Departmental Activity Based Model (DABM) and is unpublished management information which was collected for internal Departmental use only. It has not been quality assured to National Statistics or Official Statistics publication standards. The data is frequently revised and changes to the definitions/benefits effect comparisons over time. <strong>It should therefore be treated with caution and as an indication and not as a definitive cost. </strong></li></ol>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-04-16T13:55:01.077Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-16T13:55:01.077Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-03-27more like thismore than 2018-03-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Social Security Benefits: Appeals more like this
unstar this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the HM Courts and Tribunals Service data published by her Department on 8 March 2018 on appeals to the Social Security and Child Support Tribunal, if she will publish the data on (a) employment support allowance and (b) personal independence payment appeals as a proportion of the total number of such claims submitted in each year since 2009-10. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson remove filter
star this property uin 134501 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-04-16more like thismore than 2018-04-16
star this property answer text <p>The number of Personal Independent Payment's (PIP) cleared, by decision type, can be via Stat X-Plore:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/" target="_blank">https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/</a></p><p> </p><p>Guidance on how to extract the information required from Stat-Xplore can be found at:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html." target="_blank">https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/Getting-Started.html.</a></p><p> </p><p>The number of Employment Support Allowance (ESA) clearances, by decision type, can be found in the official published statistics: “ESA: outcomes of Work Capability Assessments including mandatory reconsiderations and appeals: March 2018”. The relevant data can be found in Table 1a.</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/esa-outcomes-of-work-capability-assessments-including-mandatory-reconsiderations-and-appeals-march-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/esa-outcomes-of-work-capability-assessments-including-mandatory-reconsiderations-and-appeals-march-2018</a></p><p> </p><p>The latest available data on volumes of appeals lodged for both Personal Independence Payment and Employment Support Analysis can be found in quarterly published statistics from the Ministry of Justice: “Tribunals and gender recognition certificate statistics quarterly: October to December 2017”. The relevant data can be found in table SSCS.1 in the Main Tables document:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/esa-outcomes-of-work-capability-assessments-including-mandatory-reconsiderations-and-appeals-march-2018" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/esa-outcomes-of-work-capability-assessments-including-mandatory-reconsiderations-and-appeals-march-2018</a></p>
star this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2018-04-16T15:34:42.157Zmore like thismore than 2018-04-16T15:34:42.157Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
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star this property date less than 2018-02-27more like thismore than 2018-02-27
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions remove filter
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property hansard heading Support for Mortgage Interest more like this
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star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answers of 8 January 2018 to Questions 121064, 121066 and 121067, what information his Department has provided to people claiming welfare support to confirm that they are eligible for a loan. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
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Diana Johnson remove filter
star this property uin 130146 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-03-05more like thismore than 2018-03-05
star this property answer text <p>All existing SMI claimants will be offered a loan. Claimants are given information about how the SMI loan will work, about alternatives to the loan and organisations that may offer further information and support. This is followed up by telephone calls to explain the information and answer any questions. A leaflet containing Frequently Asked Questions is issued to support this informed discussion. Where a claimant expresses an interest in taking up the offer of an SMI loan they will be sent a loan agreement and charge form to complete and return. They also receive detailed guidance on how to complete these documents.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency North West Hampshire more like this
star this property answering member printed Kit Malthouse more like this
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less than 2018-03-05T17:52:10.433Zmore like thismore than 2018-03-05T17:52:10.433Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Kit Malthouse more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this