Personal Independence Payment

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

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Photo of Ian Austin Ian Austin Labour, Dudley North

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to his Department's publication ADM Memo 30/17, if he will publish the criteria used in the LEAP exercise to review awards of personal independent payment claimants who may be affected by the updated PIP Assessment Guidance detailed in the Written Statement of 2 November 2017, HCWS218.

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

The Personal Independence Payments (PIP) Assessment Guidance has been updated to reflect changes in how the Department considers whether an activity can be performed ‘safely’ and whether supervision is required.

The criteria that will be followed in the Legal Entitlements and Administrative Practices exercise to review awards of PIP is set out in in this guidance.

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