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Employment and Support Allowance

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 234145, tabled on 19 March 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when Ministers authorised a change to the ESA65B letter to GPs telling them there is no longer a need for them to supply fit notes to their patients who had been found fit for work through a Work Capability Assessment.

Answered on

22 March 2019

I refer the Honourable Member to the response given on 6 June 2018 to Parliamentary Question 146986.

The original internal recommendation to change the ESA65B letter was in summer 2016.

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