Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered on 20th April 2022.

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Photo of Beth Winter Beth Winter Labour, Cynon Valley

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans she has to reform the assessment processes for Employment Support Allowance, Universal Credit Limited Capability for Work and Personal Independence Payment.

Photo of Chloe Smith Chloe Smith Assistant Whip, The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

In the Health and Disability Green Paper we put forward a number of proposals for reforming health assessments. We received over 4,500 responses to the consultation and we will bring forward detailed proposals in a White Paper later this year.

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