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Latest statistics on transfer from Incapacity Benefit to ESA

The latest figures from the Social Security Agency on Employment and Support Allowance show that by 31 March 2014:

  • 76.58% of people who were in receipt of Incapacity Benefit had moved to Employment and Support Allowance, of which 45.24% ended up in the Support Group and 31.33% ended up in the Work Related Activity Group;

  • 21.81% had their benefit disallowed;

  • 1.61% had other outcomes.

Of those appealing decisions, 38.3% had been successful with their appeals.




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