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Social Security Benefits: Terminal Illnesses

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 52243, tabled on 1 June 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, when she plans to publish the outcome of review into how the benefits system supports people who are terminally ill, announced in July 2019.

Answered on

4 June 2020

The evaluation remains a priority for the Department. However, we are in unprecedented times and the Government’s immediate focus is on supporting people affected by Covid-19 and getting support to them as quickly as possible. We will keep stakeholders updated with developments.