Welfare Reform Bill

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 5th March 2007.

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Photo of Janet Dean Janet Dean Labour, Burton

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions which (a) individuals and (b) organisations (i) he and (ii) his officials have met to consult on the definition of the support group under the Welfare Reform Bill.

Photo of Jim Murphy Jim Murphy Minister of State (Department for Work and Pensions) (Work)

The Department has met a wide range of stakeholders to discuss our welfare reform proposals including our approach to the new Employment and Support Allowance support group. In particular, we have discussed the principles of the support group with representatives of organisations involved in the consultative groups overseeing the transformation of the Personal Capability Assessment.

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