Universal Credit

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:14 pm on 17th October 2018.

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Photo of Madeleine Moon Madeleine Moon Chair, Defence Sub-Committee 2:14 pm, 17th October 2018

Can we consider a different group, those with terminal illnesses such as motor neurone disease? At present, they are required to turn up at a jobcentre and speak to a job coach about universal credit and their work capability. Despite being terminally ill, they are still expected to talk about their work aspirations. Will the hon. Gentleman support my Bill to remove that?