Within Teesside, 24% of assessments in Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland ended in people being stripped of their incapacity benefits
while in Stockton the proportion stood at 23%.
Wrexham saw the highest percentage of assessments ending in people being stripped of their incapacity benefits
, at 26%.
Under the coalition, Incapacity Benefit
, Severe Disablement Allowance and illness related Income Support has been phased out and replaced with Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).
And that's why it's right - and vital - that we are reassessing all people claiming incapacity benefit
. When they are reassessed, some people will be found able to do some kind of work and will get help to prepare for and find a job.
I find it astonishing that somebody who may be self-inflicting these problems upon themselves is able to get incapacity benefits
at this level," she added.
The government wants to re-assess all current incapacity benefit
claimants by 2014.
And the total handed out to the 1.5 million people claiming incapacity benefit
is pounds 7billion a year.
Could somebody please tell me where are all the vacacies for the 2.6 million incapacity benefit
claimants and the 65-69-year-olds the Government wants back in the workplace?
that anyone receiving incapacity benefits
will have had to have paid full national insurance contributions for a minimum number of years and also to have completed at least one 20-page detailed questionnaire, have seen their GP on numerous occasions and sent the incapacity Jobcentre Plus several medical certificates, not to mention the full physical examination, by a government approved medical professional.
Does Mr Cameron know the number of possible Conservative Party supporters receiving long-term incapacity benefits
who will be disadvantaged by his plans?
The first step towards getting a quarter of a million West Midlands people off incapacity benefit
came into force this week.
"ME is recognised as a disability illness and she should be entitled to incapacity benefits