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Medical Appeal Tribunals

Volume 450: debated on Tuesday 10 October 2006

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Constitutional Affairs how many medical appeal tribunals were held in (a) 2003, (b) 2004 and (c) 2005. (91503)

The information you have asked for is contained in the following tables.

Table 1: Appeals received for AA, DLA IIDB, IB and SDA, January 2003 to December 2005

January to December each year

AA

DLA

IIDB

SDA

IB

Total

2003

9,910

83,590

17,160

470

63,220

174,340

2004

8,680

87,180

12,910

260

61,530

170,550

2005

7,340

82,230

11,810

210

65,150

166,740

Table 2: Appeals cleared at hearing for AA, DLA, IIDB, IB and SDA, January 2003 to December 2005

January to December each year

AA

DLA

IIDB

SDA

IB

Total

2003

7,720

69,850

14,810

460

46,480

139,310

2004

6,990

75,080

10,960

240

45,760

139,020

2005

5,670

71,370

9,480

170

48,750

135,440

Notes: 1. All figures are subject to change as more up to date data become available. 2. Cases transferred onto the new appeals system G2 may not have been updated on GAPS. 3. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10. 4. Totals may not sum due to rounding. 5. These data are drawn from management information and should not be used in conjunction with sample statistics drawn from the benefit administration systems. Source: 100 per cent. download of the Generic Appeals Processing System (4 October 2006).