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Social Security Benefits

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 70412, tabled on 7 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the Answer of 22 June 2020 to Question 62431 on the suspension of benefits conditionality, how her Department will determine what a reasonable claimant commitment is in the new normal.

Answered on

13 July 2020

All requirements in the Claimant Commitment will be set in discussions with claimants, who will take ownership of planning how they will meet the requirements and ultimately secure employment. These requirements will be agreed by both the work coach and claimant and will be reasonable taking into account current circumstances.

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