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Social Security Benefits

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 592, tabled on 11 February 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 10 September 2019 to Question 12926 on Social Security Benefits, on what dates the Independent Serious Case Panel has met in each year since 2018.

Answered on

24 February 2020

We are absolutely committed to improving our services, especially to the most vulnerable, which is why we have set up the Serious Case Panel. The panel was developed to take themes and systemic issues that come out of various case reviews and make recommendations for improvements.

The Serious Case Panel met on 30 September 2019 and 7 November 2019 and will meet quarterly from now on.

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