FOI release

Appeal outcomes against WCA decisions by area from 2008 to 2012

Appeals against fit for work decisions following initial Work Capability Assessment by appeal decision, area and year from 2008 to 2012.

Documents

Percentage of outcomes of completed appeals against a FFW decision at the initial WCA by area: 2008 to 2012

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Percentage of outcomes of completed appeals against a FFW decision at the initial WCA by area: 2008 to 2012: table

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Detail

This is a response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request about appeals made against Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claim decisions where claimants were found to be fit for work at the initial Work Capability Assessment (WCA).

It provides details of:

  • original claim decisions updheld as a percentage of total appeals made
  • appeal decisions in favour of the appellant as a percentage of total appeals made

These are broken down by:

  • year from 2008 to 2012
  • area (Great Britain, Scotland, and counties in Scotland)