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Work Capability Assessment

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 5th March 2012.

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Photo of Alun Michael Alun Michael Labour, Cardiff South and Penarth

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what assessment he has made of the effect of work capability assessments on the way in which disability living allowance decisions are made.

Photo of Maria Miller Maria Miller The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

As disability living allowance entitlement is not related to capability for work there has been no such assessment. The introduction of the work capability assessment has seen no changes in the way disability living allowance entitlement is decided.

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