The government’s latest statistics on some aspects of disability claimants does, of course, go up to the recent past. But the government’s statistics on the drop in claimants when Incapacity Benefit (IB) was replaced by Employment Support Allowance (ESA) only goes to 2008.
IB statistics go to Aug 2012.
They show a drop of 900,000 from 2010 t0 2012.
That was (and is) my ‘entire case’. If Mr Worstall is able to show that to be untrue, he should do so