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Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (11 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: There is an existing process for those claimants of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) who wish to record their assessments which is publicised on the websites of both assessment providers and reflects the guidance in Part 1 of the PIP Assessment Guide (https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/personal-indepen dence-payment-assessment-guide-for-assessment-providers#hist ory).

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Young People: Disability (11 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: This Government is committed to enabling young disabled people to fulfil their potential and achieve their aspirations. We provide a wide suite of programmes and initiatives to support them, including: Jobcentre support for schools, which targets young people that schools identify as being at risk of becoming NEET (not in employment, education or training), or who may otherwise be...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (11 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The PIP2 questionnaire, “How your disability affects you”, was co-produced with the assistance of disabled people, carers and organisations supporting them. The questionnaire is designed to allow Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claimants to tell us, in their own words, how their health condition or disability impacts them on a day-to-day basis. The questionnaire has a mixture...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (11 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Universal Credit (UC) require GP Fit Notes to confirm that someone has a health condition or disability as part of their claim. The functional Work Capability Assessment (WCA) report advises a DWP decision maker whether the individual meets the limited capability for work (LCW) or limited capability for work and work-related activity (LCWRA)...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Complaints (8 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: When the Department receives a complaint regarding a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment these are passed directly to Capita to provide a response. DWP do not collect data on these cases. Capita advise that they have received the following complaints regarding PIP: 2013 - 16.5% of caseload; 2014 - 3.8% caseload; 2015 – 1.1% caseload; 2016 – 1.5% caseload and 2017 (to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (8 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: DWP case managers make decisions on all claims based on the PIP2 questionnaire completed by the claimant, any additional evidence they have submitted, the report from the assessment provider and any additional information the assessment provider has requested, for example information from the claimant’s GP. The table below shows the number of claimants who have undergone a Disability...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Motor Neurone Disease (7 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: No such assessment has been made. We recognise that attending a face-to-face assessment for Personal Independence Payment (PIP) can be a stressful experience for some people, which is why we do not carry out face-to-face consultations where there is enough existing evidence to determine benefit entitlement. Furthermore, where a face-to-face consultation is required, we encourage claimants to...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Maladministration (7 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Department estimates that around 270,000 cases need to be looked at again and that around 75,000 of those cases (5% of the population transferred over from incapacity benefits) may have been underpaid. The Department has already started contacting individuals to establish if there has been an underpayment of premiums and a small number of claims have already been corrected and the arrears...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (7 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (7 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The latest available data on the outcome of initial decisions on Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) reassessments can be found in the statistical tables released in December 2016 here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachm ent_data/file/576641/pip-official-statistics-dla-to-pip-reas sessment-outcomes-october-2016.ods Table 8A...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (7 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: We recently conducted a pilot to consider whether there are any benefits to recording face-to-face assessments. We are currently considering the findings of this pilot, and will use the evidence gathered to make sure we can continue to improve the assessments process.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (7 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The information requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Children (7 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The latest available data on Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and Disability Living Allowance (DLA) caseloads (i.e. claims in payment) broken down by year of age can be found at https://stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/. Guidance on how to use Stat-Xplore can be found here: https://sw.stat-xplore.dwp.gov.uk/webapi/online-help/index.h tml. Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP) is a weekly...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Withdrawal Agreement Payment to the European Union (6 Dec 2017)

...Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley Laird Ben Lake Norman Lamb David Lammy Ian Lavery Chris Law Karen Lee Chris Leslie Emma...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Transparency of the financial settlement (6 Dec 2017)

...Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley Laird Ben Lake Norman Lamb David Lammy Ian Lavery Chris Law Karen Lee Chris Leslie Emma...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Powers in connection with fees and charges (6 Dec 2017)

...Margaret Hodge Sharon Hodgson Kate Hollern George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley Laird Ben Lake Norman Lamb David Lammy Ian Lavery Chris Law Karen Lee Chris Leslie Emma...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Corresponding powers involving devolved authorities (6 Dec 2017)

...Hodgson Kate Hollern Kelvin Hopkins Stewart Hosie George Howarth Rupa Huq Imran Hussain Christine Jardine Dan Jarvis Diana R. Johnson Darren Jones Gerald Jones Graham Jones Helen Jones Kevan Jones Sarah Jones Susan Elan Jones Mike Kane Liz Kendall Afzal Khan Gerard Killen Stephen Kinnock Peter Kyle Lesley Laird Ben Lake Norman Lamb David Lammy Ian Lavery Chris Law Karen Lee Chris Leslie...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Cancer (6 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: The Improving Lives: The Future of Work, Health and Disability paper published on 30 November set out the Government’s strategy to support the ambitious target of getting one million more disabled people in work over the next ten years. Within the Civil Service, we are leading the way as an employer. We are working with external partners through a cross-sector programme on disability...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (5 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: When making their decision, case managers will look at all the available evidence to determine eligibility for PIP. Additional evidence can be submitted at any point up to where the case manager makes a decision. It’s a requirement that the PIP 2 questionnaire is returned within the deadline given, although rules and procedures allow claimants additional time to complete the form where...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Epilepsy (5 Dec 2017)

Sarah Newton: Both assessments are designed to treat all health conditions and disabilities fairly by assessing the functional impact of those conditions and disabilities on an individuals' life rather than focusing on the health condition or disability itself. For, Employment and Support Allowance that is through assessing their capability to work and in Personal Independence Payment (PIP) through their...


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