Guidance

ESA: outcomes of Work Capability Assessment policies and statements

Policies and statements related to the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA): outcomes of Work Capability Assessment statistics.

Documents

Methodology and quality statement: ESA outcomes of Work Capability Assessment

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Uses and users: ESA outcomes of Work Capability Assessment

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Details

These policies and statements are for the Employment and Support Allowance: outcomes of Work Capability Assessment statistics.

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Published 25 March 2014
Last updated 13 June 2018 + show all updates
  1. Revised methodology and quality statement - now dated June 2018. This includes information on new initial clearance times statistics and more geographical breakdowns covering Work Capability Assessment outcomes.
  2. Revised methodology and quality statement - dated September 2017. This includes information on new clearance times statistics, which were published for the first time on 14 September 2017.
  3. Revised version of Methodology and quality statement: ESA outcomes of Work Capability Assessment - the new version is dated March 2017.
  4. Published a 'Methodology and Quality Statement' (dated 2016). This single publication replaces the 2 documents 'Methodology statement: ESA outcomes of Work Capability Assessment' and 'Quality statement: ESA outcomes of Work Capability Assessment'.
  5. Published background information document.
  6. First published.