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Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 9th March 2020.

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Photo of Neil Gray Neil Gray Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Work and Pensions)

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether her Department plans to enforce conditionality on people claiming benefits who have been affected by covid-19; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Claimants who are self-isolating as a result of Covid-19 will have their mandatory work search and work availability requirements removed to account for a period of sickness.

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