Personal Independence Payment

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 10th September 2018.

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Photo of Debbie Abrahams Debbie Abrahams Labour, Oldham East and Saddleworth

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has made of the effect on the level of personal independence payment award of the amendments to the illustrative example in section 1.5.2. Part 2 of the personal independence payment assessment guide for assessment providers made on 16 July 2017.

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

There was no publication of the Personal Independence Payment Assessment Guide (PIPAG) on 16 July 2017. The latest update was 16 July 2018.

Section 1.5.2 can be found in Part 1 of the PIPAG at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/personal-independence-payment-assessment-guide-for-assessment-providers/pip-assessment-guide-part-1-the-assessment-process#paper-based-reviews

This section does not contain illustrative examples and no amendments were made to this section for the publication 16 July 2018.

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