HC Deb 16 March 1993 vol 221 c217W
Mr. Cousins

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many cases the Independent Tribunal Service has cleared in 1990–91, 1991–92 and 1992–93.

Mr. Scott

I have been informed by the office of the president of the Independent Tribunal Service that the total number of cases cleared in the years in question was as follows:

Appeal Tribunal 1990–91 1991–92 1992–931
Social Security (SSAT) 118,902 131,835 117,660
Medical (MAT) 23,521 23,319 18,948
Disability (DAT) 2,811
Total 142,423 155,154 139,419

Note 8

1Year to 31 January 1993.

These figures cover a complex and fast-changing state of affairs. If the hon. Member is aware of any specific problems, he may wish to contact the president's office.