The success rate for appeals has fallen across all the major benefits, the latest quarterly figures released by HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) reveal.
The figures relate to the period October to December 2021.
The PIP success rate was 68%, down 6% on a year ago.
The DLA success rate was 65%, down 1% on a year ago.
The ESA success rate was 60%, down 9% on a year ago.
The UC success rate was 46%, down 11% on a year ago.
Overall, the number of appeals being lodged increased by 12% compared to last year, driven mainly by an increase of 103% in the number of UC appeals.
The average length of time it takes for an appeal to be decided stood at 25 weeks, a decrease of 5 weeks from a year ago.
There were 38,000 cases waiting to be heard, a decrease of 32% on a year ago.
You can read the full HMCTS statistics here.