Personal Independence Payment Applications

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 5:19 pm on 17th June 2015.

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Photo of Madeleine Moon Madeleine Moon Labour, Bridgend 5:19 pm, 17th June 2015

It ought, automatically, to mean that such a diagnosis leads to a rapid paper assessment, because people are facing a death sentence and their carers need to be given the financial support to help them cope with the horrible life that is ahead of them—and I promise hon. Members that it is a horrible life.

Finally, will the Minister meet Parkinson’s UK and the MNDA to hear first hand about the difficulties that people with those conditions are facing and that the PIP assessment is adding to their daily lives?