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ESA: outcomes of Work Capability Assessments including mandatory reconsiderations and appeals: December 2018

Outcomes of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) Work Capability Assessments including mandatory reconsiderations and appeals information.

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Employment and Support Allowance: outcomes of Work Capability Assessments, Great Britain, quarterly official statistics bulletin

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Data tables: Employment and Support Allowance: WCA outcomes of Work Capability Assessments, Great Britain

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This publication provides statistics on:

  • the outcomes of completed ESA Work Capability Assessments (WCA)
  • claims still in progress
  • claims closed before the Work Capability Assessment process is complete
  • outcomes of completed appeals for ESA Work Capability Assessments

This release also includes:

  • ESA Work Capability Assessment mandatory reconsideration registrations and outcomes to October 2018
  • statistics on ESA Work Capability Assessment mandatory reconsideration clearance times to October 2018
  • more detailed ‘experimental’ cohort information
  • ESA clearance times, including regional breakdowns, to June 2018
  • completed appeals outcomes for initial WCA’s to September 2017

The publication covers both new and repeat ESA claims and information on claims undergoing reassessment of incapacity benefits for ESA in Great Britain.

More information

Read background information on these statistics in ESA: outcomes of Work Capability Assessment policies and statements.

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Published 13 December 2018
Last updated 30 January 2019 + show all updates
  1. Published a revised version of the ‘Data tables: Employment and Support Allowance: WCA outcomes of Work Capability Assessments, Great Britain’ improving the titles of Tables 5a and 5b, and correcting the scope footnote in Table 5b. No changes to the data have been made.
  2. First published.