§ Mr. Madden
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many social security appeals are currently adjourned pending a decision by the House of Lords. 
§ Mr. Roger Evans
[holding answer 15 February 1996]: The information is set out in the table.
Cases on which action has been suspended Number Social security appeals 2,011 Commissioners 14,278 Court of appeal nil 1 This figure represents both cases upon which appeals have been accepted and cases upon which applications for leave to appeal are still to be considered.