Personal Independence Payment: Scotland

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 5th July 2018.

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Photo of Lesley Laird Lesley Laird Shadow Secretary of State for Scotland

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how health assessments are prioritised for people moving from disability living allowance to personal independence payments in (a) the Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath constituency and (b) Scotland.

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

Other than for claims being made under the special rules for people who are terminally ill, claims to Personal Independence Payment, including assessments, are not subject to a prioritisation process.

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