HC Deb 31 October 1996 vol 284 c246W
Mr. Alan Howarth

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many appeals against a decision that the claimant is capable of work have been(a) lodged and (b) decided during the year April 1995 to April 1996; and of those decided, how many were found in the claimant's favour. [418]

Mr. Burt

As at 31 March 1996, 40,665 appeals against a decision that a claimant was capable of work following an examination under the all-work test had been lodged. Of these, 7,671 had been heard and 3,549 were revised in favour of the appellant.