The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions
Sarah Newton is a Conservative MP, and on the vast majority of issues votes the same way as other Conservative MPs.
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In 2017, the Department for Work and Pensions identified an error that had resulted in some claimants being underpaid employment and support allowance between 2011 and 2014 while their claims were being converted from incapacity benefit, a legacy disability payment. The Department proactively informed the House of this problem in 2017 through a written statement before briefing partners and...
I will take each of the hon. Lady’s detailed points in turn, but I first want to disabuse the House and the hon. Lady of the characterisation of people working in the DWP that we hear week after week. It simply is not fair. Day in and day out, the staff of the DWP work very hard to support people with health conditions and disabilities. The amount of money that this Government—in...
We are absolutely determined to ensure that everyone with a health condition or a disability is supported so that they can lead as full and as independent a life as possible. That includes supporting people with a health condition or a disability who want to work into work. I am delighted that we have seen 600,000 more people with disabilities in work in the last four years. Of course, we...
Conservative MP for Truro and Falmouth
Entered the House of Commons on 6 May 2010 — General election
Sarah Newton campaigned to remain in the European Union Source: BBC
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Last updated: 16 Jul 2018.
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