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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-05-15more like thismore than 2018-05-15
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Ministry of Justice more like this
answering dept id 54 remove filter
answering dept short name Justice more like this
answering dept sort name Justice more like this
hansard heading Employment and Support Allowance: Appeals more like this
house id 1 more like this
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the success rate for appeals against decisions on employment and support allowance entitlement has been in Barnsley in the most recent 12-month period for which data is available. more like this
tabling member constituency Barnsley East remove filter
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Stephanie Peacock more like this
uin 144383 remove filter
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-05-23more like thismore than 2018-05-23
answer text <p>The table below contains the requested information.</p><p><strong>Clearances in Social Security and Child Support in Barnsley<sup>1</sup> for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)<sup>2</sup> and Personal Independence Payment (PIP)</strong><sup> 3</sup></p><table><tbody><tr><td><p> </p></td><td><p> </p></td><td><p>Percentage found in favour of appellant (at hearing)<sup>4</sup></p></td></tr><tr><td rowspan="2"><p>January - December 2017<sup>5</sup></p></td><td><p>ESA</p></td><td><p>65%</p></td></tr><tr><td><p>PIP</p></td><td><p>63%</p></td></tr></tbody></table><p> </p><p><sup>1</sup> Social Security and Child Support data are attributed to hearing venue nearest to the appellant’s home address.</p><p><sup>2</sup> Includes Employment and Support Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance (Reassessments).</p><p><sup>3</sup> Personal Independence Payment (New Claim Appeals) replaced Disability Living Allowance on 8 April 2013, and also includes Personal Independence Payment Clams (Reassessments).</p><p><sup>4</sup> Percentage found in favour of appellant, this is based on the number found in favour as a percentage of the appeals cleared at hearing, in line with the published statistics.</p><p><sup>5</sup> Data April 2017 to December 2017 are provisional data and subject to change.</p><p>Although care is taken when processing and analysing the data, the details are subject to inaccuracies inherent in any large-scale case management system and are the best data available.</p><p>The data are a subset of official statistics extracted from the case management system on a different date.</p><p>A combination of reasons can lead to a decision being overturned on appeal. For example, a hearing may generate additional evidence, in particular oral evidence, provided by the appellant at the hearing.</p><p> </p><p>Latest figures indicate that since PIP was introduced, more than 3.1 million decisions have been made, and of these under 9% have been appealed and 4% have been overturned. For ESA the figure is only 8% of decisions made were appealed and 4% have been overturned at tribunals.</p>
answering member constituency South East Cambridgeshire more like this
answering member printed Lucy Frazer more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-05-23T17:01:19.82Zmore like thismore than 2018-05-23T17:01:19.82Z
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label Biography information for Lucy Frazer more like this
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label Biography information for Stephanie Peacock remove filter