Results 1–20 of 2574 for work capability assessment

Upcoming Business – Lords: Main Chamber (9 Oct 2017)

Reforming the Work Capability Assessment – Baroness Thomas of Winchester. Oral questions

Scottish Parliament: Social Security (19 Sep 2017)

Jeane Freeman: ...—it is to give every person who is entitled to one of the benefits that we will be responsible for the information, advice and support in applying that they need, and to complement what is already out there and working well. Since April, my officials have met 17 local authorities and many third sector organisations to gain an understanding of the particular needs in each local...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment (18 Sep 2017)

Kate Green: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what evidence he has that releasing the work capability assessment outcome report in answer to Freedom of Information request FS50645849 would damage the reputation of the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments, Maximus or Atos.

Armed Forces Pay — [Steve McCabe in the Chair] (14 Sep 2017)

Stephen Morgan: ..., in the near future. The Navy is an intrinsic part of my home city, its DNA and my own family’s history, and the naval dockyard is hugely significant to the local economy. A tenth of Portsmouth’s workforce is employed there, either in the armed forces or as part of the civilian workforce who support the Navy’s work there. I pay tribute to all their work, but for...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance (14 Sep 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: ...and will apply to those with the most severe health conditions and disabilities who are placed in Employment and Support Allowance’s Support Group and the Universal Credit equivalent. We are working with stakeholders to finalise the criteria, once completed, the amended guidance will be incorporated into the Work Capability Assessment Handbook published annually on GOV.UK. This...

Written Answers — Home Office: Firearms: Crime (13 Sep 2017)

Nick Hurd: ...case in Merseyside in recent years, with firearms offences falling. However, we know incidents where a firearm has been discharged have increased over the last year in Merseyside. We continue to work closely with law enforcement partners to ensure that we have the right intelligence, detection and enforcement capabilities internationally, at the UK border and within the UK. For example,...

Hurricane Irma - Statement (12 Sep 2017)

Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon: ...in the Caribbean have also suffered, including Antigua and Barbuda and the Bahamas, as well as other islands such as St Martin and Cuba. We have around 70 British nationals requiring assistance on St Martin and are working with United States, German and Dutch authorities to facilitate the potential departure of the most vulnerable via commercial means today. To prepare for the hurricane...

Hurricane Irma: Government Response (12 Sep 2017)

Alan Duncan: ...also suffered. They include Antigua and Barbuda and the Bahamas as well as other islands such as St Martin and Cuba. We have around 70 British nationals requiring assistance on St Martin, and we are working with the US, German and Dutch authorities to facilitate the potential departure of the most vulnerable via commercial means today. To prepare for the hurricane season, the Government...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Personal Independence Payment: Medical Examinations (12 Sep 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: To answer this question, “repeat assessments” has been interpreted to mean Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) reassessments. The table below gives statistics on the number of completed DLA reassessments to PIP by year of DLA reassessment for people with (a) Parkinson's disease, (b) multiple sclerosis, (c) motor neurone disease, (d) rheumatoid...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Employment and Support Allowance: Parkinson's Disease (12 Sep 2017)

Madeleine Moon: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people with Parkinson's disease have had employment and support allowance cancelled after 12 months without undergoing a work capability assessment; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Contracts (12 Sep 2017)

Jon Trickett: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how much his Department has spent on contracts for delivering work capability assessments in the last year.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Social Security Benefits: Appeals (12 Sep 2017)

Penny Mordaunt: The increase in appeals for these benefits was for the following reasons: ESA. There has been a significant change over 2016/17 in the makeup of Work Capability Assessments. As capacity with the provider has increased, this has enabled us to undertake assessments on a greater range of cases, including more reassessment cases and more cases which require a face-to-face assessment. This has...

Scottish Parliament: Policing (12 Sep 2017)

Michael Matheson: ..., who celebrated 30 years in policing last week, having served three different forces. More recent appointments, such as DCC Johnny Gwynne and Deputy Chief Officer David Page, have further boosted the capacity and capability of Police Scotland’s senior management team, and all eight assistant chief constable posts are currently filled. DCC Livingstone’s own assessment of the...

Financial Guidance and Claims Bill [HL] - Committee (3rd Day) (11 Sep 2017)

Lord Young of Cookham: ...recovered respectively from the levy on pension schemes and through the financial services levy. At Second Reading and in earlier Committee debates, the noble Lord has questioned this funding framework and the money trail, suggesting that it represents a fundamental change in the way in which things are done currently and that it would radically alter the way in which people operate,...

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

Stephen Timms: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the work capability assessment in supporting disabled people into work; and if he will make a statement.

Written Answers — Ministry of Defence: Korea: Security (11 Sep 2017)

Mark Lancaster: ...on 3 September, have created a dangerously unstable security situation on the Korean peninsula. We have been clear on our condemnation of this illegal and threatening behaviour. The UK focus is on working with allies and partners to increase pressure on North Korea to find a diplomatic solution to the unacceptable situation. To this end, we continue to urge North Korea to end its illegal...

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Audio Recordings (7 Sep 2017)

Frank Field: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many applicants for (a) employment and support allowance and (b) personal independence payment in North West England requested that their assessments be recorded in the most recent 12 months for which data is available.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Audio Recordings (7 Sep 2017)

Peter Kyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer of 5 April 2017 to Question 69482, on work capability assessments, when he expects the results of the pilot to test audio recording of personal independence payment face-to-face assessments to be published.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Pensioners (7 Sep 2017)

Neil Coyle: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many people over retirement age in receipt of disability living allowance have been called in for a review in the last four years.

Written Answers — Department for Work and Pensions: Work Capability Assessment: Chronic Illnesses (7 Sep 2017)

Thangam Debbonaire: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance is given to work capability assessors who deal with claimants who suffer from chronic fluctuating conditions.


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