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Work Capability Assessment

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 8th January 2020.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Minister (Home Office) (Policing)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, if he will issue guidance to ensure that claimants of benefits are aware that they have the right to record work capability assessments.

Photo of Justin Tomlinson Justin Tomlinson The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The letter that is sent to claimants advising when they need to attend a face-to-face assessment (known as an AL1C) makes it clear that claimants can request audio recording.

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