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PIDA Statistics

The table below shows the number of applications made to an Employment Tribunal under the Public Interest Disclosure Act since the Act came into force.

Year

Number of PIDA Applications

1999 / 2000

157

2000 / 2001

416

2001 / 2002

528

2002 / 2003

661

2003 / 2004

756

2004 / 2005

869

2005 / 2006

1,034

2006 / 2007

1,356

2007 / 2008

1,497

2008 / 2009

1,761

2009 / 2010

2,000

2010 / 2011

2,200

2011 / 2012

2,500

2012/2013

2,744

2013/2014

2,212

2014/2015

1,382

The table below shows the outcomes of applications to Employment Tribunals under PIDA, by year. The source is the Employment Tribunal Service and the Department of Trade and Industry (now the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills). NB totals in the table below refer to applications disposed of by year which is why they differ from the totals in the table above. 

 

1999 / 2000

2000 / 2001

2001 / 2002

2002 / 2003

2003 / 2004

2004 / 2005

2005 / 2006

2006 / 2007

2008 / 2009

2009 / 2010

2010 / 2011

2011
/ 2012

2012
/
2013

2013
/
2014

2014
/
2015

ACAS conciliated settlement

11

67

90

149

166

277

345

464

686

680

440

910

1,023

1,055

583

Withdrawn or privately settled

15

59

100

132

198

218

337

481

462

500

350

620

722

643

395

Successful at hearing

1

11

18

27

20

45

86

59

75

85

30

94

77

92

85

Unsuccessful at hearing

7

26

49

74

89

111

178

188

163

190

93

310

391

388

290

Dismissed at hearing - out of scope/at preliminary hearing

0

4

10

9

16

12

19

32

31

34

33

75

105

92

36

Disposed of - other reasons/struck out not at a hearing/dismissed under Rule 27/dismissed on withdrawal/ case discontinued

1

4

14

16

23

33

50

54

78

74

47

130

182

397

263

Default judgment

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

9

7

18

18

18

7

17

6

TOTAL DISPOSED

35

171

281

407

512

696

1,015

1,287

1,502

1,600

1,000

2,200

2,507

2,684

1,658

Source: Department of Trade and Industry (now the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills) Click here for summaries of selected PIDA decisions from the first three years of the Act.