Heidi Allen – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Work and Pensions

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Heidi Allen on 2016-01-26.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment he has made of the potential effect of proposed changes to the employment and support allowance work-related activity group on claimants.

Priti Patel

The Government set out its assessment of the impacts of the welfare policies in the Bill on 20th July last year.

We are committed to transforming people’s lives by supporting more disabled people into work. We have increased funding for support for those with health conditions and disabilities by almost 15% and are bringing in a new Work and Health Programme.