DWP Figures Reveal Shocking Delays In Sickness Benefit Decisions – Welfare News Service

Following on from the article Over 90% fall in JSA & ESA appeals as process made more difficult – Benefits and Work comes the following from the Welfare News Service: Only 19% of sick and disabled people have received an outcome on their sickness benefit claims they made last year, damning new figures reveal. Government figures released today [Thursday] show that 40% of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claims between October 2013 and December 2013 were still undergoing assessment – no final decision has yet been made. This instantly raised … Continue reading DWP Figures Reveal Shocking Delays In Sickness Benefit Decisions – Welfare News Service