Social Security Benefits: Terminal Illnesses

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 25th January 2021.

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Photo of Jeff Smith Jeff Smith Opposition Whip (Commons)

What progress her Department is making on the publication of its review into access to benefits for people with a terminal illness, announced in July 2019.

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

The Department is working across Government on proposals, including potential legislative options, following the evaluation. I remain committed to implementing the key areas identified in the evaluation, changing the 6-month wait, improving awareness and consistency.

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