Government’s Second Response To Independent Review Of PIP Assessments

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With many thanks to Disability Rights UK.

The Government has today published its second response to first independent review of Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

Due to the broad scope of some of the recommendations within the review, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) decided to respond to the review in two stages. The Department published its initial response to the independent review in February 2015. The response focused primarily on the short–term recommendations and set out how the Department would respond to them, complementing work that was already underway.

In this second response the DWP responds to the medium and long-term recommendations and provides an update of actions taken against the short term recommendations.

Background

On 10 April 2014, the Minister of State for Disabled People appointed…

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