Urgent Question on Personal Independence Payment regulations 2017

15 March 2017

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Damian Green, responded to an Urgent Question asked by the Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Debbie Abrahams, on the Social Security Advisory Committee’s recommendations on the new Personal Independence Payments.

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About Urgent Questions

At times MPs may want to put an urgent question to a Minister. If a matter of public importance has arisen, which an MP believes requires an immediate answer from a government minister, they may apply to the Speaker to put forward such a question.

The relevant government department would be informed at once.

If the Speaker agrees, the question will be asked after that day’s Question Time.

Once the MP has asked the main question, they are allowed to ask a supplementary question. Other MPs will then be called to ask further questions on the same subject.

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