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ME: Treatment and Research — [Mr Andrew Rosindell in the Chair] (21 Jun 2018)

Steve Brine: .... I will take an action from the debate to send a copy of what has been said to the relevant Minister—I believe it is the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, my hon. Friend the Member for Truro and Falmouth (Sarah Newton)—at the DWP. However, I encourage members of the all-party group to seek more and continuing engagement with the DWP on this issue. I will...

Written Ministerial Statements — Department for Work and Pensions: Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) Annual Report and Accounts 2017-18 (21 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: Later today the Office for Nuclear Regulation’s Annual Report and Accounts for 2017-2018 will be published. Having consulted the Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy who is accountable for nuclear security and the Office for Nuclear Regulation, I can confirm, in accordance with Schedule 7, Section 25(3) of the Energy Act 2013, that there have been no...

European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Parliamentary approval of the outcome of negotiations with the EU (20 Jun 2018)

...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 Alistair Carmichael Sarah Champion Douglas Chapman Jenny Chapman Bambos Charalambous Joanna Cherry Kenneth Clarke Ann Clwyd Vernon Coaker Ann Coffey Julie Cooper Rosie Cooper Yvette Cooper Jeremy Corbyn Ronnie Cowan...

UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities — [Dame Cheryl Gillan in the Chair] (20 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: It is a pleasure to serve under your chairmanship, Dame Cheryl, as you have taken a lifelong interest in disabled people and made a personal difference by introducing the first piece of legislation specifically supporting people with autism. I congratulate the hon. Member for Canterbury (Rosie Duffield) on securing her first Westminster Hall debate. Given the way she has approached it, I am...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (20 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: Yes, we are starting behavioural testing with claimants and health professionals over the summer, followed by a live testing pilot later in the year, which will inform wider rollout decisions

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (20 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: As of March 2018, of the 3.3m decisions made since PIP was introduced, 4% have been overturned at appeal. The majority of decisions are overturned because of the oral evidence provided by the claimant at the hearing; and because of new written evidence not previously seen by the Department’s decision makers.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (20 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: The methodology takes all claimants in scope. This includes those who received a decision or were in receipt of PIP during the period 28 November 2016 (the date of the Upper Tribunal decision in LB) to 16 March 2017 (when the amendment to activity 3 made in the March 2017 amending regulations came into force). Of these, it identifies those considered to be most likely to be affected by the...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (20 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: The March 2017 amending regulations clarified the original policy intent. The Upper Tribunal judgment in LB only affects the period before the amending regulations and the claimants outlined in the Written Statement HCWS767 will be included in the review. As stated in this update, my Department has now begun work to implement LB judgment in the best interest of all affected claimants for the...

Parliamentary Constituencies (Amendment) Bill: Committee Stage (19 Jun 2018)

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

Confidence in the Secretary of State for Transport (19 Jun 2018)

...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 Jenny Chapman Bambos Charalambous Joanna Cherry Ann Clwyd Vernon Coaker Julie Cooper Rosie Cooper Yvette Cooper Jeremy Corbyn Ronnie Cowan Neil Coyle David Crausby...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (19 Jun 2018)

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

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Data Protection (19 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: Section 123 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 applies. Independent Assessment Services (IAS) is required to ensure that all their staff have been advised of the consequences of disclosing confidential information and the Department can insist that the Assessment Provider demonstrate how they have fulfilled these obligations. The Department has a process in place to...

Home Affairs: Accessibility Challenges: Invisible Disabilities (18 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: I congratulate the hon. Member for East Lothian (Martin Whitfield) on securing this really important debate. I join him in saying what a privilege it was to be in the Chamber for the preceding debate, on acquired brain injury. It is very timely that we can talk about hidden disabilities following that debate. It is a very important topic. I also congratulate the hon. Gentleman on the tone he...

NHS Long-Term Plan: Acquired Brain Injury (18 Jun 2018)

Steve Brine: ...to improve screening and support for prisoners with ABI to prevent a cycle of re-offending once they enter the secure estate. The Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, my hon. Friend the Member for Truro and Falmouth (Sarah Newton), is very kindly on the Government Front Bench to listen to the debate and I am grateful to her. The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice, my hon....

NHS Long-Term Plan: Sewel Convention (18 Jun 2018)

...Andrew Lewer Julian Lewis David Lidington Tim Loughton Alan Mak Paul Masterton Paul Maynard Amanda Milling Damien Moore Penny Mordaunt Nicky Morgan James Morris David Mundell Andrew Murrison Sarah Newton John Penrose Christopher Pincher Victoria Prentis Tom Pursglove Will Quince Andrew Rosindell Douglas Ross Amber Rudd Jim Shannon Alec Shelbrooke Chris Skidmore Julian Smith Mark Spencer...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Appeals (15 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: Decisions are overturned at appeal in the main because of the oral evidence provided by the claimant at the hearing; and because of new written evidence not previously seen by the department’s decision makers. Tribunals do of course also reach a different conclusion based on the same evidence. But it should be noted that since PIP was introduced, up until December 2017, of the 3.1m...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations (15 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: The information requested is not available prior to September 2015. Please find table below for data currently held:- Complaints following Assessment Sept 15 - Dec 15 Jan 16 - Dec 16 Jan 17 - Dec 17 Jan 18 - May 18 UC Total (a) - - 15 25 ESA Total (b) 125 675 770 255 Data Source: ASIS Complaints Management System MI – Report name DWP0011 Rounding: Figures have been...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations (15 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: The information requested is not available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment (15 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: The spending on GP reports of further evidence on medical conditions for PIP cases in each year since the inception of PIP is as follows: - 13/14 14/15 15/16 16/17 17/18 Total Total PIP Clearance Volumes 94,091 651,404 706,060 995,841 888,096 3,335,492 GP Further Evidence Volumes 7,905 73,305 100,483 61,383 71,394 314,470 GP further Evidence Cost (£)...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment: Disability (14 Jun 2018)

Sarah Newton: This Government is committed to improving employment outcomes for disabled people and those with long-term health conditions. We have made a great deal of progress: there were 600,000 more disabled people in work in 2017 than in 2013, and the employment rate for disabled people has improved by 5.6% in the same period. Despite this success, we are committed to going further, which is why in...


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