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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Motor Neurone Disease: Personal Independence Payment (30 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: I refer the Hon. Member to the answer I gave on 23 October 2017 to Question UIN 108380.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (30 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: We aim to get the decision correct every time. The Department monitors the quality and accuracy of its decision making with a robust quality assurance framework where feedback is given to individual decision makers as required.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (30 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: The Department only holds data on internal costs for Personal Independence Payments (PIP) Appeals. The average internal cost of each appeal is £278.35 for new claims and £138.84 for reassessment appeals. Other costs are only obtainable at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (30 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: The latest available data on volumes of appeals, volumes overturned and volumes upheld can be found in quarterly published statistics from the Ministry of Justice in tables SSCS.1 and SSCS.3 of: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statisti cs#history

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (30 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: The purpose of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is to provide a tax-free, cash contribution of up to £141.10 a week towards the additional cost which disabled people face. PIP is a part of the wide range of other financial and practical support that may be available depending on individual circumstances. To date, there is a higher proportion of people on the top rates of Personal...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Atos Healthcare: Complaints (30 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: From April 2013 to date, the Independent Assessment Services (formally Atos Healthcare) completed 2.3 million PIP assessments. The total number of complaints equates to less than 1% of the total number of assessments completed, as set out in the table below. Year Number of Complaints Received 2013 558 2014 3554 2015 3442 2016 5834 2017 (to 30 Sept) 4040 Total 17428

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (30 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: This information is not available. Only Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit equivalent claimants, with the most severe and lifelong health condition or disabilities, who are unlikely to ever be able to move in to work, will fall within this criteria. We expect the majority of these claimants will be assessed on paper, and will not need a face to face assessment

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance and Personal Independence Payment (26 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: The Department works with many charitable and private sector providers. Examples within each parliamentary constituency could only be provided at disproportionate costs

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance and Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (26 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: The guidance issued to decision makers when considering an ESA or PIP appeal to the First-tier Tribunal reflects the law. It explains (in summary) that ESA can continue to be paid pending the tribunal hearing, provided the appealed decision is not based on a second consecutive failed Work Capability Assessment determination. It further explains that if payment pending appeal is not...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits (26 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: Claimants are provided with personalised support, based on their individual circumstances. This includes tailored support from a work coach on a one-to-one basis, with additional work-related support and financial assistance, provided through Jobcentre Plus or specialist providers. Work coaches will also signpost to appropriate locally delivered provision.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Office for Nuclear Regulation (26 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: The bulk of the income received by the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) is from charges to industry. The grant made available by the Department to cover statutory activity, for which the ONR cannot charge industry, is planned to decrease in line with ONR’s intention to reduce its reliance on the grant and the Spending Review 2015 Settlement. The Department for Business, Energy and...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Attendance Allowance (26 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: Attendance Allowance provides financial support to severely disabled people who require long-term care or supervision. Although some disabling conditions may appear to be long-term at their onset, this is not always so. The six-month qualifying period helps establish that the disability and the resulting care or supervision needs are of a long-term nature, and ensures the benefit goes to...

Smart Meters Bill (Programme) (24 Oct 2017)

...Theresa May Paul Maynard Patrick McLoughlin Esther McVey Mark Menzies Johnny Mercer Huw Merriman Stephen Metcalfe Maria Miller Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Anne Milton Andrew Mitchell Damien Moore Penny Mordaunt Nicky Morgan Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Wendy Morton David Mundell Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Sarah Newton Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: North West (24 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: Throughout 2016, the following 18 venues were used for the delivery of Employment and Support Allowance assessments in the North West. Barrow, Birkenhead, Blackpool, Bootle, Carlisle, Chester, Crewe, Lancaster, Mann Island, St Helens, Warrington, Workington, Bolton, Burnley, Manchester, Preston, Stockport, Wigan. Throughout 2016, the following 29 venues were used for the delivery of Personal...

Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill (Programme) (23 Oct 2017)

...Scott Mann Paul Masterton Paul Maynard Patrick McLoughlin Esther McVey Mark Menzies Johnny Mercer Huw Merriman Stephen Metcalfe Maria Miller Amanda Milling Nigel Mills Anne Milton Damien Moore Penny Mordaunt Nicky Morgan Anne Marie Morris David Morris James Morris Wendy Morton Sheryll Murray Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Sarah Newton Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien Matthew Offord Guy...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (23 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: The Department does not hold data on the number of decisions that individual Decision Makers (DMs) have overturned at an appeal tribunal. If an appeal is heard by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunal Service then an independent legally qualified judge (supported by other panel members) will uphold or overturn the original decision. However the Department does hold data on the total...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Mental Illness (23 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: We are committed to ensuring that the WCA assesses people fairly and accurately, which is why we keep our processes under review. Since ESA was introduced, we have made a number of changes to strengthen the assessment process for people with mental health conditions. We took forward a number of recommendations from Professor Harrington and Dr Litchfield who independently reviewed the WCA,...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (23 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: I refer the Rt. Hon. Member to the answer I gave on 25 July 2017 to Question UIN 5325. 16% of claimants with motor neurone disease currently receive Personal Independence Payment at a rate lower than the maximum available meaning that their award may increase on review.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Inflammatory Bowel Disease (20 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: The assessment criteria for Employment and Support Allowance and Personal Independence Payment are intended to treat all health conditions and disabilities fairly and measure the functional impact of a person’s health condition or impairment on their ability to work or manage daily living and mobility activities rather than focusing on the health condition or disability itself.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Exemptions (19 Oct 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: Rather than setting out a list of specific medical conditions, the criteria for stopping routine assessments in Employment Support Allowance and Universal Credit is based on a set of functional descriptors to determine how an illness or disability affects an individual’s ability to work.


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