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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 25th January 2012.

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Photo of David Cameron David Cameron The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 11:30 am, 25th January 2012

What our plans envisage is more people with cancer receiving the higher level of benefit and fewer people having to have the face-to-face interview. That is the case. As the hon. Gentleman knows, there are two types of employment and support allowance. Those in the support group get that money for ever—for as long as they need it and as long as they are unable to work. Many people with cancer go straight into that group, and quite right too.