HC Deb 15 February 1995 vol 254 cc709-10W
Mr. Bradley

To ask the Secretary of State or Social Security how many appeals concerning invalidity benefit were received by his Department during each of the quarters since 1994; and what percentage of these were found in the claimant's favour.

Mr. Hague

The available information is in the table.

Invalidity benefit appeals
Quarters in 1994 Received Heard and decided Percentage in appellant's favour
January-March 6,381 4,005 58
April-June 6,290 3,683 58

Information from "Quarterly Social Security Appeal Statistics" produced by the Government Statistical Service.