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star this property date less than 2017-11-14more like thismore than 2017-11-14
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Home Office more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Home Office more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Home Office more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Independent Anti-slavery Commissioner more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to the Answers of 7 September 2017 to Questions 6955 and 8408, what public appointments process was used to appoint the Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner for a second term; and how his performance in that role was reviewed. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire remove filter
star this property uin 113075 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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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
star this property answering member printed Victoria Atkins 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 Victoria Atkins more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
789189
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-14more like thismore than 2017-11-14
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Work Capability Assessment: Autism more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that training offered to those carrying out work capability assessments complies with statutory obligations under the Autism Act 2009. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire remove filter
star this property uin 112979 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false 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
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T15:50:57.247Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T15:50:57.247Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this
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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-14more like thismore than 2017-11-14
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Department for Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept id 29 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Work and Pensions more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Work and Pensions more like this
unstar this property hansard heading Work Capability Assessment: Autism more like this
star this property house id 1 more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, whether people administering work capability assessments are required to undertake training on autism and autistic spectrum disorders; and if he will make a statement. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Bristol West more like this
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Thangam Debbonaire remove filter
star this property uin 112878 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
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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
star this property answering member printed Sarah Newton more like this
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less than 2017-11-20T15:48:03.723Zmore like thismore than 2017-11-20T15:48:03.723Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Sarah Newton more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Thangam Debbonaire more like this