Work Capability Assessment: Parkinson's Disease

Department for Work and Pensions written question – answered at on 29 April 2024.

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Photo of Alan Brown Alan Brown Scottish National Party, Kilmarnock and Loudoun

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Answer by the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work to the Question from the hon. Member for Kilmarnock and Loudoun on 13 November 2023, Official Report, column 371, when he plans to contact Parkinson's UK to arrange a meeting to discuss Work Capability Assessments.

Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

I have recently met with individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s, and we continue to engage with a range of clinical experts and charities specialising in disability and health conditions as well as representatives from national organisations to understand the experiences of people with Parkinson’s going through the Work Capability Assessment.

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