Universal Credit: Work Capability Assessment

(asked on 3rd September 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department for Work and Pensions:

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, how many and what proportion of universal credit limited capability for work and limited capability for work related activity mandatory reconsiderations resulted in a change of award since the beginning of May 2020.


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Justin Tomlinson
This question was answered on 8th September 2020

The information requested is not readily available and could only be provided at disproportionate cost.

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