Personal Independence Payment

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 14th July 2017.

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Photo of Neil Coyle Neil Coyle Labour, Bermondsey and Old Southwark

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will make it his policy to share copies of assessors' reports with individual claimants before decisions on personal independence payment claims are made.

Photo of Penny Mordaunt Penny Mordaunt The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

There are no plans in place to include copies of the assessors’ reports before assessment decisions are made

One of Paul Gray’s recommendations following his recent review of PIP Assessments was to share copies of assessors' reports with individual claimants with their decision letter. We are currently considering all 14 of Paul Gray’s recommendations and plan to respond later this year.

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