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Incapacity Benefit

Volume 497: debated on Monday 12 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) how many and what proportion of incapacity benefit claims ended in each quarter of each of the last 12 years (a) because the claimant (i) died, (ii) returned to work and (iii) was moved on to each different type of benefit and (b) for another reason; (291278)

(2) how many and what proportion of incapacity benefit claimants who had left the benefit since the introduction of employment and support allowance did so because the claimant (a) is now deceased, (b) has returned to work and (c) has moved onto another benefit, broken down by benefit type, up to the end of February 2009.