2010 2009 2008 2007
Heard 952 850 859 911
Successful 337 343 331 339
%ge 35.4% 40.4% 38.5% 37.2%
I almost hesitate to post the numbers because the number of successful appeals is so eerily similar year after year, and may cause an outbreak of the old rumour about "panels working to a specific quota". They don't
! They can allow every appeal or none at all, not that either would happen.
This is probably not something for the original sticky, but those numbers for successful appeals really do look very
eerily similar to me - maybe someone [Tree?!] could work out the odds of getting those numbers if there wasn't some sort of divine intervention?