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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Autoimmune Diseases (20 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: Department officials meet regularly with PIP Assessment Providers to discuss all aspects of their delivery of PIP assessments, including ensuring it works effectively for people with long-term health conditions or disabilities. PIP is a functional assessment, and addresses the impact of an individual’s medical conditions on their daily life, rather than the medical conditions...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit: Dupuytren's Contracture (20 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: After considering the recommendation made by the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council, we have decided not to add Dupuytren’s contracture to the list of prescribed diseases.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (20 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Personal Independence Payments (PIP) Assessment Guidance has been updated to reflect changes in how the Department considers whether an activity can be performed ‘safely’ and whether supervision is required. The criteria that will be followed in the Legal Entitlements and Administrative Practices exercise to review awards of PIP is set out in in this guidance.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (20 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: Anyone in payment, or who has had a decision since 9 March, will be covered by the Legal Entitlements and Administrative Practices (LEAP) exercise. The judgment only affects entitlement from the 9 March. In line with legislation, anyone who was disallowed before 9 March would need to re-apply.

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Analysis of Effectiveness of Provisions of this Act on Tax Avoidance and Evasion (19 Dec 2017)

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Finance (No. 2) Bill: Equality impact analyses of provisions of this Act (19 Dec 2017)

...Brock Alan Brown Lyn Brown Nick Brown Chris Bryant Karen Buck Richard Burden Richard Burgon Dawn Butler Liam Byrne Vincent Cable Ruth Cadbury Lisa Cameron Alan Campbell Ronnie Campbell Dan Carden Sarah Champion Douglas Chapman Bambos Charalambous Joanna Cherry Ann Clwyd Vernon Coaker Ann Coffey Julie Cooper Rosie Cooper Yvette Cooper Jeremy Corbyn Ronnie Cowan Neil Coyle David Crausby Mary...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: First Aid: Adrenaline (19 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is responsible for regulating first aid provision in the workplace, as set out in the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations 1981, but is no longer responsible for the regulation of general workplace first aid training. The training syllabus for first aid at work requires workplace first aiders to be trained in administering first aid to a casualty...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Epilepsy (19 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Personal Independence Payment (PIP) reassessment outcome data between October 2016 and October 2017 demonstrates that there has been a decrease from 16% to 15% in the number of people previously in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (DLA), with a main disabling condition of epilepsy recorded on the DLA computer system, who have a lower award under PIP. There has been a decrease from...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (19 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Legal Entitlements and Administrative Practice exercise review of claimants’ awards will not be carried out by external assessment providers, but by the Department’s decision makers alone. As this is a complex exercise, the decision makers are receiving further training to undertake the review.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Maladministration (19 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Department will be reviewing and paying arrears that are due to claimants affected. These payments will be paid from 21/10/2014 which is the Departments mandatory statutory requirement with regard to payment of arrears when a court or tribunal establishes the meaning of a legislative provision. Under this provision DWP will pay arrears from the date of the court or tribunal decision,...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Redcar (19 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: This information is not readily available at constituency level and could only be provided at disproportionate cost. The Department is continually working to improve the accuracy of benefit entitlement awards. This includes working with Assessment Providers to ensure claimants receive high quality assessments and improving the way further evidence is collected to ensure all relevant...

Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review of relief for first-time buyers (18 Dec 2017)

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Finance (No. 2) Bill: Bank Levy (18 Dec 2017)

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Finance (No. 2) Bill: Review (18 Dec 2017)

...Alan Brown Lyn Brown Nick Brown Chris Bryant Karen Buck Richard Burden Richard Burgon Dawn Butler Liam Byrne Ruth Cadbury Lisa Cameron Alan Campbell Ronnie Campbell Dan Carden Alistair Carmichael Sarah Champion Douglas Chapman Bambos Charalambous Joanna Cherry Vernon Coaker Ann Coffey Julie Cooper Rosie Cooper Yvette Cooper Jeremy Corbyn Ronnie Cowan Neil Coyle David Crausby Stella Creasy...

Harassment in Public Life (18 Dec 2017)

Hugo Swire: ...over a typically balanced and well researched piece of work? When some time ago I asked my right hon. Friend’s then ministerial colleague, my hon. Friend the Member for Truro and Falmouth (Sarah Newton), what the figures for successful hate crime prosecutions were, she said that she did not have the figures to hand at the time. Although I very much welcome the tone of my right hon....

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (18 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The latest information available on initial Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) claims to March 2017 and the outcomes following an ESA Work Capability Assessment is published here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/employment-and-sup port-allowance-outcomes-of-work-capability-assessment The information for ESA initial claims and outcomes for April 17 onwards is not yet...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Complaints (18 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Department requires Assessment Providers, including Capita, to have effective and accessible complaints procedures to deal with dissatisfaction about the service they provide. The Department regularly analyses the number, types and trends of complaints should they be escalated to the Independent Case Examiner (ICE). If a claimant has been through the Assessment Providers entire...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (18 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Department does not record disabling conditions of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claimants at registration stage. Primary disabling conditions are recorded on the PIP Computer System only for those claimants who undergo a face to face or paper based assessment. Although Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME) is not recorded separately, we can provide award and disallowance statistics...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Epilepsy (18 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: Health professionals carrying out assessments for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) provide comprehensive and professional advice to help the Department’s decision makers to fairly and accurately determine benefit entitlement. The PIP assessment is designed to treat people as individuals, considering the impact of their disability or health condition on their everyday life and how...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (18 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: This Government is committed to enabling young disabled people to fulfil their potential and achieve their aspirations through a number of programmes and initiatives. For example: a. In Northamptonshire the employment support available for young disabled people includes:Jobcentre Plus support for schools targets young people that schools identify as at risk of becoming NEET (not in...


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