Personal Independence Payment: Regulations

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:40 pm on 29th March 2017.

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Photo of Stephen Twigg Stephen Twigg Chair, International Development Committee, Chair, International Development Committee 4:40 pm, 29th March 2017

That is borne out by the experience in my local office. The Disability Benefits Consortium research suggested that 71% of respondents said that assessors had not sought any evidence or information about the specific condition, and I think that that is part of the reason why 65% of those who challenge a decision are successful.