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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Mental Health (2 Feb 2018)

Sarah Newton: I refer the Hon. Member to the statement made by my Rt. Hon Friend, the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Official Report, 23 January 2018, Column 139. The Department will work with key stakeholders to implement the MH Upper Tribunal judgment.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Mental Health (2 Feb 2018)

Sarah Newton: As outlined in the answer I gave on 29 January 2018 to Question 124308, the Department will be carrying out an administrative exercise to ensure that claimants receive the correct Personal Independence Payment award, following the decision not to appeal the High Court’s judgment handed down in the judicial review. The administrative cost will depend on a number of factors, including the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Mental Health (2 Feb 2018)

Sarah Newton: I refer the Hon. Member to the statement made by myself, Official Report, 30 January 2018, Column 703.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (2 Feb 2018)

Sarah Newton: I refer the Hon. Member to the statement made by myself, Official Report, 30 January 2018, Column 703.

Leaving the EU: Chemicals Regulation — [Mr Nigel Evans in the Chair] (1 Feb 2018)

Therese Coffey: ...to be signed off. I have met the new Minister responsible for the Health and Safety Executive—the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, my hon. Friend the Member for Truro and Falmouth (Sarah Newton)—and work is ongoing between our Departments and the HSE. The most relevant environmental principle to chemicals regulation is the precautionary principle, which is...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Productivity (1 Feb 2018)

Sarah Newton: Thriving at Work; The Stevenson/Farmer Review of mental health and employers, published in October 2017, sets out a compelling business case for employers to support their staff’s mental health. In the review, an independent study on the cost to employers of poor employee mental health commissioned from Deloitte found that:There is a large annual cost to employers of between £33...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Mental Health (1 Feb 2018)

Sarah Newton: I refer the Hon. Member to the statement made by myself, Official Report, 30 January 2018, Column 704. The Department for Work and Pensions will not be appealing this judgment. The Department will therefore implement the Upper Tribunal judgment in MH.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (1 Feb 2018)

Sarah Newton: The Department does not process ESA113 forms these are issued by the Assessment Provider. The volume of ESA113 forms issued by the Assessment Provider for (a) 2017, (b) 2016, (c) 2015 is set out in the table below: Year Volume of ESA113 forms requested 2017 610,457 2016 500,253 2015 209,943

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations (1 Feb 2018)

Sarah Newton: The specific information requested is not available as further medical evidence can be requested from a wide range of health professionals such as consultants, mental health nurses and not just GPs. The Department is able to provide information relating to the total number of recorded requests for further medical evidence by each assessment provider which will, but does not solely, include...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations (1 Feb 2018)

Sarah Newton: The total volume of Health Care Professional assessments carried out by Assessment Providers on behalf of DWP in 2017, 2016 and 2015 can be found in the table below. Year No of assessment 2017 2,152,915 2016 2,027,017 2015 1,560,521

Petition - Sudbury Bypass: Capital Gains Tax (31 Jan 2018)

...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 Matthew Offord Guy Opperman Ian Paisley Jnr Neil Parish Priti Patel Mark Pawsey Mike Penning John Penrose Andrew Percy Claire Perry Chris Philp...

Personal Independence Payments — [Stewart Hosie in the Chair] (31 Jan 2018)

Sarah Newton: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Mr Hosie. I thank the hon. Member for North West Durham (Laura Pidcock) for securing this really important debate. I always welcome every opportunity to discuss PIP with parliamentary colleagues from all parties, and I hold regular advice surgeries. I have so little time and have been asked so many questions that it will clearly not be...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Tribunals (31 Jan 2018)

Sarah Newton: There are no Upper Tribunal judgments on Personal Independence Payments dated April 2016 that the Department is currently appealing to the Court of Appeal.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Parkinson's Disease (31 Jan 2018)

Sarah Newton: We are committed to working with a comprehensive range of external stakeholders including disability charities, academics, people with disabilities and their advocates. As part of this, I am pleased to note that I am scheduling a meeting with representatives of Parkinson’s UK.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Digital Technology (31 Jan 2018)

Sarah Newton: DWP is fully committed to improving the way customers access the support they need in the simplest way possible. A range of online services are already available and we continue to work directly with the users of our services to understand their needs and build services to meet those needs. Although it remains on our longer-term road map, there are no current plans to digitise the process for...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Access to Work Programme (31 Jan 2018)

Sarah Newton: In March 2015 the former Minister for Disabled People announced a series of reforms to Access to Work, including a cap on high value awards which would be mitigated by transitional protection for existing customers. In May 2015 the DWP published the report ‘Equality Analysis for the Future of Access to Work’, which laid out the data that had been reviewed in formulating those...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Complaints (31 Jan 2018)

Sarah Newton: From January 2016 to December 2017 Independent Assessment Services (formally Atos Healthcare) and Capita completed a combined total of 2.1 million PIP assessments. The total number of complaints relating to the quality of the written assessment reports equates to less than 1% of the total number of completed assessments, as set out in the table below. Year IAS Number of complaints...

High Speed Rail (West Midlands - Crewe) Bill (30 Jan 2018)

...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 Andrew Murrison Bob Neill Sarah Newton Caroline Nokes Jesse Norman Neil O'Brien Matthew Offord Guy Opperman Ian Paisley Jnr Neil Parish Priti Patel Mark Pawsey Mike Penning John Penrose Andrew Percy Claire Perry Chris Philp...

Pip Back Payments (30 Jan 2018)

Sarah Newton: As a result of our decision not to appeal the recent PIP judicial review judgment, we informed the House via a written statement and in a response to a parliamentary question that we will be carrying out an administrative exercise to identify claimants who may now be eligible for more support from PIP. The Secretary of State took the decision less than three weeks ago. As previously said, we...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Department for Work and Pensions: Correspondence (30 Jan 2018)

Sarah Newton: We aim to respond to issues raised with the Disability Confident policy team within 20 working days.


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