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Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit: Dupuytren's Contracture

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 20th December 2017.

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Photo of Helen Goodman Helen Goodman Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what recent progress he has made on plans to include Dupuytren's disease in the list of Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit diseases.

Photo of Sarah Newton Sarah Newton The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

After considering the recommendation made by the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council, we have decided not to add Dupuytren’s contracture to the list of prescribed diseases.

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