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unstar this property hansard heading Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property answer text <p>The first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner was appointed by Government on a three-year fixed term contract which ends later this year.</p><p>Decisions in relation to this appointment will be taken in accordance with the Governance Code for Public Appointments published on 16 December 2016.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Louth and Horncastle more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T17:33:21.363Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T17:33:21.363Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Work Capability Assessment: Autism more like this
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unstar this property answer text <p>The Autism Act 2009 does not impose any specific statutory obligations on DWP or its Providers. The Department is, however, fully committed to improving the services it provides for people with autism. Part of the Department’s Autism Strategy Action Plan focuses on key areas for improvement, including promotion of the autism agenda to our Assessment Provider, Centre for Health and Disability Assessments. In order to improve the skills and knowledge of Healthcare Professionals that undertake Work Capability Assessments, the Department supported the Centre for Health and Disability Assessments in the development of condition specific training on autism which is quality assured by external reviewers.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T15:50:57.247Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T15:50:57.247Z
unstar this property answering member 4071
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
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unstar this property hansard heading Work Capability Assessment: Autism more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
unstar this property answer text <p>All Healthcare Professionals conducting Work Capability Assessments receive extensive training regarding autism spectrum disorders as part of their initial new entrant training. This training programme includes simulated assessments covering claimants with autism and learning disabilities to allow Healthcare Professionals to develop appropriate consultation skills. All Healthcare Professionals have access to condition specific information on autism which is quality assured by external reviewers. Healthcare Professionals are further supported by Functional Champions who are available to provide advice to Healthcare Professionals on particular conditions including autism before, during or after an assessment.</p> more like this
unstar this property answering member constituency Truro and Falmouth more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T15:48:03.723Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T15:48:03.723Z
unstar this property answering member 4071
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this