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Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit: Dupuytren's Contracture

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 20th March 2018.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if she will including Dupuytren's Contracture on the list of prescribed diseases.

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

The Secretary of State has carefully considered the recommendation from the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council but has decided not to add Dupuytren’s contracture to the list of prescribed diseases.

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