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registered interest false more like this
date less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Personal Independence Payment remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text What steps her Department is taking to ensure that personal independence payment assessments are undertaken fairly and efficiently. more like this
tabling member constituency Canterbury more like this
tabling member printed
Rosie Duffield more like this
uin 903749 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2018-02-05more like thismore than 2018-02-05
answer text <p>We are committed to ensuring claimants receive high quality, objective assessments. The Department holds regular performance meetings with Assessment Providers at local and senior levels. Assessments are independently audited and Departmental clinicians periodically observe assessments. Both providers have increased personalised clinical support to all Health Professionals. PIP Assessment Providers cost less than 4% of the total annual benefit spend on PIP.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
question first answered
less than 2018-02-05T17:25:18.55Zmore like thismore than 2018-02-05T17:25:18.55Z
answering member
4071
label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
tabling member
4616
label Biography information for Rosie Duffield more like this
542303
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-07-21more like thismore than 2016-07-21
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Personal Independence Payment remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, within what period for time a mandatory reconsideration must be completed for a personal independence payment application. more like this
tabling member constituency West Lancashire more like this
tabling member printed
Rosie Cooper more like this
uin 43832 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-09-05more like thismore than 2016-09-05
answer text <p>We introduced Mandatory Reconsideration to make the system as fair as possible for those going through it. It gives people the opportunity to present new evidence and to have their case looked at again.</p><p> </p><p>The Department for Work and Pensions does not have a clearance time target for Mandatory Reconsiderations. Claimants have one calendar month from the date of their Personal Independence Payment (PIP) decision to request a Mandatory Reconsideration. Further information on Mandatory Reconsideration in PIP can be found at <a href="https://www.gov.uk/pip/appeals" target="_blank">https://www.gov.uk/pip/appeals</a>.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-09-05T11:46:45.887Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-05T11:46:45.887Z
answering member
4017
label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
tabling member
1538
label Biography information for Rosie Cooper more like this
601166
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2016-10-13more like thismore than 2016-10-13
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Personal Independence Payment remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the second table on page five of his Department's document, Personal Independence Payment: Official Statistics, if he will provide the data on reconsideration outcomes by (a) category or disabling condition, (b) sub-group and (c) disability in the most recent period for which figures are available. more like this
tabling member constituency Kingston upon Hull North more like this
tabling member printed
Diana Johnson more like this
uin 48513 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2016-10-19more like thismore than 2016-10-19
answer text <p>The information requested is not readily available and to provide it would incur disproportionate cost.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Portsmouth North more like this
answering member printed Penny Mordaunt more like this
question first answered
less than 2016-10-19T14:21:04.133Zmore like thismore than 2016-10-19T14:21:04.133Z
answering member
4017
label Biography information for Penny Mordaunt more like this
tabling member
1533
label Biography information for Diana Johnson more like this
65810
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-07-03more like thismore than 2014-07-03
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Personal Independence Payment remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the letter of 6 March 2014 from the Minister for Disabled People to Macmillan Cancer Support, for what reason his Department does not consider data on clearance times of personal independence payment normal and special rules claims to be robust enough to be included in the published quarterly statistics. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Cunningham more like this
uin 203902 more like this
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-07-08more like thismore than 2014-07-08
answer text <p /> <p /> <p>Releasing information on clearance times at this stage would give an incorrect representation of the process since the system has not yet reached maturity.</p><p>Professional statisticians determine when a series meets the criteria for publication as official statistics. That stage has not yet in their judgement been reached for this information.</p><p><strong> </strong></p> more like this
answering member constituency Hemel Hempstead more like this
answering member printed Mike Penning more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-07-08T14:38:58.9765676Zmore like thismore than 2014-07-08T14:38:58.9765676Z
answering member
1528
label Biography information for Sir Mike Penning more like this
tabling member
4122
label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
91664
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2014-09-11more like thismore than 2014-09-11
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Personal Independence Payment remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the letter dated 15 July 2014 from the then Minister of State for Disabled People to the hon. Member for Stockton North, ref. POS(5) 10214/92, if the Minister of State for Disabled People will uphold his predecessor's personal commitment to ensuring that personal independence payment claims for people who are terminally ill will be assessed within seven days where possible; and what the timeframe is for achieving this target. more like this
tabling member constituency Stockton North more like this
tabling member printed
Alex Cunningham more like this
uin 209152 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2014-10-13more like thismore than 2014-10-13
answer text <p /> <p>We are already starting to see waiting times for special rules claims for terminally ill people reduce towards our expected level with indications that processing times are currently down to around 10 days. We will continue to identify further opportunities to streamline the process.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Forest of Dean more like this
answering member printed Mr Mark Harper more like this
question first answered
less than 2014-10-13T09:10:55.5702917Zmore like thismore than 2014-10-13T09:10:55.5702917Z
answering member
1520
label Biography information for Mr Mark Harper more like this
tabling member
4122
label Biography information for Alex Cunningham more like this
1041585
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2019-01-15more like thismore than 2019-01-15
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Personal Independence Payment remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Written Statement of 20 December 2018, Personal Independence Payment, HCWS 1224, what resources are being redirected from other areas of PIP; and what those other areas are. more like this
tabling member constituency Airdrie and Shotts more like this
tabling member printed
Neil Gray more like this
uin 208867 more like this
answer
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is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2019-01-21more like thismore than 2019-01-21
answer text <p>At the start of the RJ/MH administrative exercise Disability Services redirected a number of experienced people from PIP Reassessments into the administrative exercise. Within PIP those gaps were filled through a combination of recruitment and redeployment from other areas of DWP operations.</p><p> </p><p>In addition to the 250 recruited to increase resources, the total number of people redirected onto the administrative exercises was 244.</p><p /> more like this
answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
question first answered
less than 2019-01-21T13:25:42.933Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-21T13:25:42.933Z
answering member
4071
label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
tabling member
4365
label Biography information for Neil Gray more like this
807158
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-12-15more like thismore than 2017-12-15
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Personal Independence Payment remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Written Statement of 2 November 2017, HCWS218, whether previous personal independence payment applicants who may benefit from the update to PIP Assessment Guidance but whose applications were unsuccessful before 9 March 2017 should (a) reapply for PIP, (b) await contact from his Department regarding their claims or (c) request a review of their initial claim in light of the updated guidance. more like this
tabling member constituency Dudley North more like this
tabling member printed
Ian Austin more like this
uin 119806 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-12-20more like thismore than 2017-12-20
answer text <p>Anyone in payment, or who has had a decision since 9 March, will be covered by the Legal Entitlements and Administrative Practices (LEAP) exercise.</p><p> </p><p>The judgment only affects entitlement from the 9 March.</p><p> </p><p>In line with legislation, anyone who was disallowed before 9 March would need to re-apply.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-12-20T16:07:49.54Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-20T16:07:49.54Z
answering member
4071
label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
tabling member
1511
label Biography information for Ian Austin more like this
785067
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-11-06more like thismore than 2017-11-06
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Personal Independence Payment remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Written Statement of 2 November 2017, HCWS218, on social security, how many previously unsuccessful personal independence payment (PIP) claimants are now eligible for PIP under the updated PIP assessment guidelines. more like this
tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
tabling member printed
Kate Green more like this
uin 111728 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-11-13more like thismore than 2017-11-13
answer text <p>The Department estimates that approximately 10,000 claimants will benefit from this change in 2022/23. However, the Department cannot reliably apply this methodology retrospectively to past disallowances.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-11-13T18:04:26.083Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-13T18:04:26.083Z
answering member
4071
label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
tabling member
4120
label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
785066
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-11-06more like thismore than 2017-11-06
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Personal Independence Payment remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Written Statement of 2 November 2017, HCWS218, on social security, how existing personal independence payment (PIP) claimants who were considered ineligible for support as a result of previous PIP assessment guidelines will be (a) identified and (b) assessed according to the updated PIP assessment guidelines. more like this
tabling member constituency Stretford and Urmston more like this
tabling member printed
Kate Green more like this
uin 111727 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
answer text <p>Claimants of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) will not have to wait until 2022/23 to benefit from these changes. New claimants will be assessed under the updated guidance from the 13<sup>th</sup> of November.</p><p> </p><p>Existing claimants will have their awards reviewed under a separate exercise to ensure that their awards take into account the changes to the term ‘safely’ and the severity of harm. Those who were previously assessed as being ineligible for PIP from 9<sup>th</sup> of March will also have their award looked at again as part of this exercise. For those who see an increase in their award or are now entitled to PIP, we will be paying claimants their full entitlements back to the date of the judgment (9 March 2017).</p><p> </p><p>This will be a complex exercise and it’s important we get it right so we will begin testing the process from the 20<sup>th</sup> of November 2017.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
grouped question UIN
111711 more like this
111724 more like this
111725 more like this
111726 more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-11-16T11:40:23.38Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T11:40:23.38Z
answering member
4071
label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
tabling member
4120
label Biography information for Kate Green more like this
785069
registered interest false more like this
date less than 2017-11-06more like thismore than 2017-11-06
answering body
Department for Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept id 29 more like this
answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
hansard heading Personal Independence Payment remove filter
house id 1 more like this
legislature
25259
pref label House of Commons more like this
question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, with reference to the Written Statement of 2 November 2017, HCSW218, when the updated guidance will be applied to new and existing personal independence payment claimants; and when those claimants will receive the additional support outlined in that Statement. more like this
tabling member constituency North Warwickshire more like this
tabling member printed
Craig Tracey more like this
uin 111711 more like this
answer
answer
is ministerial correction false more like this
date of answer less than 2017-11-16more like thismore than 2017-11-16
answer text <p>Claimants of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) will not have to wait until 2022/23 to benefit from these changes. New claimants will be assessed under the updated guidance from the 13<sup>th</sup> of November.</p><p> </p><p>Existing claimants will have their awards reviewed under a separate exercise to ensure that their awards take into account the changes to the term ‘safely’ and the severity of harm. Those who were previously assessed as being ineligible for PIP from 9<sup>th</sup> of March will also have their award looked at again as part of this exercise. For those who see an increase in their award or are now entitled to PIP, we will be paying claimants their full entitlements back to the date of the judgment (9 March 2017).</p><p> </p><p>This will be a complex exercise and it’s important we get it right so we will begin testing the process from the 20<sup>th</sup> of November 2017.</p> more like this
answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
grouped question UIN
111724 more like this
111725 more like this
111726 more like this
111727 more like this
question first answered
less than 2017-11-16T11:40:23.16Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-16T11:40:23.16Z
answering member
4071
label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
tabling member
4509
label Biography information for Craig Tracey more like this