COMMONS

MPs take evidence on Migration to Employment and Support Allowance

18 May 2011

The second evidence session on the Committee's inquiry into the Migration to Employment and Support Allowance will take place on Wednesday 18 May 2011 at 9.30am, in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House.

Atos Healthcare is responsible for conducting the Work Capability Assessments which are part of the migration process. The Committee will explore how the assessments are conducted and the assess the services which Atos provides.

The Committee will then question Professor Harrington about the outcome of his independent review of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA), published in November 2010, and on  progress with the second review which he is now conducting.

Witnesses

At 9.30am

Atos Healthcare

  • Lisa Coleman, General Manager, DWP Medical Services
  • Dr Laura Crawford, Clinical Director
  • Professor Michael O’Donnell, Chief Medical Officer

At 10.30 (approx)

  • Professor Malcolm Harrington

Further Information

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