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Social Security Benefits: Chronic Illnesses

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 6596, tabled on 13 July 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what guidance he has given to staff working for his Department on dealing with claimants with chronic, incurable diseases.

Answered on

16 July 2015

DWP provides comprehensive guidance to identify and support claimants who may be vulnerable for a variety of reasons including those who may be vulnerable because of the nature of their physical or sensory impairments.

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