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Social Security Benefits: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 167233, tabled on 11 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment the Government's Disability Unit has made of the effect on disabled people of the ending of temporary easements in the welfare system introduced during the first lockdown, including a pause on sanctions, a suspension of benefit reassessments, and a suspension of benefit recovery; and what steps she has taken in response to that assessment.

Answered on

15 March 2021

I refer the Hon Member to the answer I gave to PQ UIN 161760 on 8 March 2021.