HC Deb 23 January 1998 vol 304 c730W
Dr. Lynne Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what has been the success rate at social security tribunals of appellants against withdrawal of benefits through failure to pass the all work test(a) before December 1996 and (b) since January 1997. [23148]

Mr. Denham

The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available is set out in the table.

The proportion of all Tribunal decisions given in the appellants' favour relating to the all work test
Per cent.
Decisions in appellants' favour
Before December 1996 (i.e. of the appeals heard and decided between September 1995 and December 1996) 45.0
Since January 1997 (i.e. of the appeals heard and decided up to end of September 1997) 42.4

The table includes cases where entitlement to National Insurance Credits is at issue but where no benefit is in payment.

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