Work and Pensions Committee

PIP and ESA Assessments inquiry - publications

Inquiry status: concluded

Reports published on 9 and 14 February 2018. Government response published on 18 April 2018.

Oral evidence

  • 20 Dec 2017 - PIP and ESA assessments - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF297 KB) HC 355 | Published 17 Jan 2018

    Evidence given by Paul Gray CB, Leader of the Independent Reviews of PIP and Chair of the Social Security Advisory Committee, Department for Work and Pensions, and Dr Paul Litchfield OBE, Leader of the 2013 and 2014 Independent Reviews of the ESA Work Capability Assessment; Sarah Newton MP, Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Janice Smethurst, Director for Contracted Health and Employment Services Directorate and James Wolfe, Director for Disability Employment and Support, Department for Work and Pensions (at 10.00am).

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  • 11 Dec 2017 - Large print transcript - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF267 KB) HC 355 | Published 18 Dec 2017

    Evidence given by Anna Bird, Executive Director, Policy and Research, Scope, Victoria Holloway, Public Affairs Manager, Sense and Co-Chair, Disability Benefits Consortium, Kayley Hignell, Head of Policy, Citizen’s Advice, and Rob Holland, Public Affairs Manager, Mencap and Co-Chair, Disability Benefits Consortium

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  • 11 Dec 2017 - PIP and ESA assessments - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF247 KB) HC 355 | Published 14 Dec 2017

    Evidence given by Anna Bird, Executive Director, Policy and Research, Scope, Victoria Holloway, Public Affairs Manager, Sense and Co-Chair, Disability Benefits Consortium, Kayley Hignell, Head of Policy, Citizen’s Advice, Rob Holland, Public Affairs Manager, Mencap and Co-Chair, Disability Benefits Consortium

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  • 06 Dec 2017 - PIP and ESA assessments - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF304 KB) HC 355 | Published 08 Dec 2017

    Evidence given by Simon Freeman, Managing Director, Dr Ian Gargan, Chief Medical Officer, Capita Personal Independence Payments, David Haley, Chief Executive and Dr Barrie McKillop, Clinical Director, Atos Independent Assessment Services; Dr Paul Williams, Programme Director and Leslie Wolfe, General Manager, Global Health, Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA) MAXIMUS (at 10.15am).

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  • 22 Nov 2017 - PIP and ESA assessments - oral evidence | PDF version (PDF296 KB) HC 355 | Published 27 Nov 2017

    Evidence given by Yolanda Barker, PIP applicant, Amanda Browning, PIP and ESA applicant, Denise Martin, PIP and ESA applicant, Natalie McMinn, PIP and ESA applicant, Thomas O'Dell, PIP and ESA applicant, Susie Lithman-Romeo, Speech-to-text ReporterDavid Bryceland, Project Manager, Oxfordshire Mind, Gary Edwards, Manager, Southampton Advice and Representation Centre, Kayleigh Nor-Val, Team Leader and Specialist Welfare Benefit Caseworker, Citizens Advice, Martin Richards, Lead Welfare Advisor, Involve Northwest

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Written evidence