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Social Security Benefits: Medical Examinations

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 151311, tabled on 31 March 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what plans she has to reform the assessment processes for Employment Support Allowance, Universal Credit Limited Capability for Work and Personal Independence Payment.

Answered on

20 April 2022

In the Health and Disability Green Paper we put forward a number of proposals for reforming health assessments. We received over 4,500 responses to the consultation and we will bring forward detailed proposals in a White Paper later this year.