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Have Your Say - Fourth independent review of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA)

l found out that there is another consultation in progress this time for the ESA WCA - they are looking for your experiences of the assessment.

Here is an example of someone's submission which may help - it also has links to the consultation site:

The DWP site states:

"The Department for Work and Pensions has appointed Dr Paul Litchfield to undertake the fourth independent review of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA), as required by section 10 of the Welfare Reform Act 2007. This call for evidence will be one of several methods used to gather information during the review. Evidence submitted will be used to inform his independent report, which will be laid before Parliament before the end of 2013.

Legislation requires that one further review will be undertaken in 2014.

Who is this call for evidence aimed at?

This call for evidence is intended for organisations and individuals who have information on how the Work Capability Assessment is operating and further changes that may be needed to improve the process.

Please use the online form

evidence wherever possible.

More information

You can find more information about the reviews on the Work Capability Assessment independent reviews pages."

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