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Universal Credit: Work Capability Assessment

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 229234, tabled on 6 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many home consultations were (a) requested, (b) granted and (c) refused for work capability assessments for universal credit claimants in the last 12 months.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

12 March 2019

Information is not held on the number of home Work Capability Assessments (a) requested or (c) refused for Universal Credit claimants in the last 12 months.

However, I can confirm that over 1,000 home Work Capability Assessments for Universal Credit claimants were (b) granted in the last 12 months.

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