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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (30 June 2015)

Justin Tomlinson: ...been sent home because the number of claimants attending scheduled appointments exceeds expectations. This represents 0.4% of the total number of claimants seen. This information is sourced from Atos and Capita Management Information records and has not been quality assured.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Ealing (29 June 2015)

Justin Tomlinson: ...down and ensuring claimants are assessed in a reasonable time period. The providers have been opening new assessment centres across the country to increase capacity and reduce journey times. Atos opened sites in Harrow on 23 March 2015; Wandsworth on 15 April 2015; and Vauxhall on 29 April 2015. A centre in Twickenham is due to open in July 2015. This will mean less travel for Ealing...

Written Answers — Department for Transport: Railways: Pensions (22 June 2015)

Lilian Greenwood: To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, pursuant to the Answer of 9 June 2015 to Question 1549, whether proposals for the Atos and Atos Worldline sections of the Railway Pension Scheme have been approved by the Trustee.

Personal Independence Payment Applications (17 June 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Nick Thomas-Symonds: ...in the past. Is the system sensitive to the particular conditions—particularly progressive and incurable conditions—that people are suffering from? What steps can the Minister take to ensure that assessors such as Atos and Capita gather the information that will enable them to be sensitive to those conditions?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Hidradenitis Suppurativa (8 June 2015)

Priti Patel: ...undergo broad and thorough training in disability analysis, as well as training in specific conditions, including progressive conditions. Centre for Health and Disability Assessments, Atos Healthcare and Capita are required to conform to a rigorous set of quality and recruitment standards which are closely monitored by the Department for Work and Pensions.

Queen’s Speech — Debate (5th Day) (3 June 2015)

Baroness Thomas of Winchester: ...is now statutory, but I wonder whether that is really making a difference. I am not holding my breath that the descriptor will be changed, as I think it should be. All I can hope is that the healthcare assessors working for Atos and Capita who do the PIP assessments are diligent in reading any supporting letters from a claimant’s doctor, consultant or physiotherapist, and that they...

Budget Statement — Motion to Take Note (25 March 2015)

Viscount Hanworth: ...of unregulated private monopolies, which have assumed the role of the public service providers. Some of them have been notoriously inefficient and exploitative. They include such giant enterprises as Atos, Capita, Serco, G4S and the notorious A4e, which, notwithstanding disturbing allegations of malpractice, continues to gather contracts from the Government. The ideological justification...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (11 March 2015)

David Ruffley: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many individuals (a) have been reassessed by Atos for personal independence payments (PIPs) in place of disability living allowance, (b) are now in receipt of PIP and (c) did not qualify for PIP in each area of (i) Suffolk, (ii) England and (iii) Wales since 2010.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (11 March 2015) See 1 other result from this answer

Ian Lavery: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what proportion of personal independence payments assessments were carried out within 16 weeks by (a) Capita and (b) Atos in 2014.

Personal Independence Payments — Question (10 March 2015)

Lord German: .... In their response to the Gray review the Government say that everybody involved in assessing those criteria should have training, yet later they say that the DWP will undertake training separately from Atos and Capita, which will do their own training. Does my noble friend not think it would be much better if all three worked together on the training so that we have consistency of...

Oral Answers to Questions — Work and Pensions: Topical Questions (9 March 2015)

Emily Thornberry: ..., could not be given a date on which that would happen, because many more people had had to wait longer. That does not exactly fill us with confidence, given that Maximus is taking over the Atos contract for assessing personal independence payment claims, or could the Minister give us some meaningful assurance that things can only get better?

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (3 March 2015)

Alison Seabeck: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether he has set any targets for Maximum to deal with the backlog of legacy work capability assessments queries which will be transferred from Atos on 2 March 2015.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Assessments (2 March 2015)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether contractual terms for the provision of benefit assessments have transferred directly from Atos to Maximus; and if he will make a statement.

Culture, Media and Sport Committee: Epilepsy (26 February 2015)

George Howarth: .... My seizures are occurring every week now and are very serious and now I suffer with migraines where I vomit 14 hours a day and I’m confined to bed through the process for 2 weeks at a time. I’m hoping Atos will not brush me off like last time, hoping to appease Government numbers to get people off benefits. I feel I am in need of benefits. I cannot work with my health...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Incapacity Benefit (26 February 2015)

Mark Harper: ...health status and contact with health services - Total 2,000 Source: Data in the tables above is derived from administrative data held by the DWP and assessment data provided by Atos Healthcare. Notes: 1. Figures are rounded to the nearest 100. “-“denotes nil or under 50. 2. Totals may not sum due to the rounding method used. 3. March 2014 is the...

Petitions and e-petitions: Backbench Business — Mental Health and Unemployment (24 February 2015) See 4 other results from this debate

Mark Harper: ...of psychosis will receive a treatment within two weeks. There is more to do, but I think that that is significant progress. The hon. Member for North Durham talked about the work capability assessment and the performance of Atos in delivering that. With just a teeny bit of partisanship, I will remind him that it was his party’s Government who introduced the work capability assessment...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Further Consideration Stage (24 February 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Alex Attwood: ...well, I know that Justin McNulty will win well. Putting that aside, I will not second-guess Mr Brady when it comes to his knowledge of welfare. Indeed, he is right to call me to account on Atos. I was the Minister, so, if, on my watch, something did not work, went belly up, was not quite right or ended up with a private contractor getting out of a contact because of the way things were...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Consideration Stage (11 February 2015)

Michaela Boyle: ...why we are here today to debate it. In 2012, the Minister's predecessor dealt personally with a lady in my constituency, Mrs Burns, who was a cancer patient at the time. She had an ESA appeal. Atos Healthcare called her for a medical assessment. She was deemed fit for work while she was suffering from cancer and going through treatment. It was done in an arbitrary way because there...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Consideration Stage (10 February 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Fra McCann: They brought in Atos.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Consideration Stage (10 February 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Dolores Kelly: ...the Department to: "take account of relevant medical evidence including evidence of mental ill health". I heard what others said about how that is currently the case, but, given the track record of Atos in particular, it is very clear to me in my constituency work and representational role that quite a bit of evidence is set aside. There are different interpretations by a number of...

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