Social Security Benefits: Personal Injury:Written question - 28992


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Asked on: 29 February 2016
Department for Work and Pensions
Social Security Benefits: Personal Injury
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, pursuant to the answer of 14 January 2016 to Question 21498, on social security benefits: personal injury, whether the estimated effect of the proposed changes on social security recoupment from injuries other than whiplash are likely to be caught by the changes.
Answered by: Justin Tomlinson
Answered on: 03 March 2016

DWP officials are continuing to work with the Ministry of Justice to assess the potential impact of the proposed changes. The government will consult on these measures which will be accompanied by an impact assessment that will cover claims for compensation which are recoverable under the Social Security (Recovery of Benefits) Act 1997.

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