DWP Gets Tough On ESA Claimants

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With many thanks to Welfare Weekly.

The Department for Work and Pensions has today announced a number of changes to Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) and Work Capability Assessments (WCA).

Some of those changes are outlined below:

“Today we are announcing a package of ESA measures to improve further the support we offer disabled people and people with health conditions.

“In early 2015 we are introducing a number of pilots to help us better understand what support ESA claimants need to help them move back into work. The more intensive support pilot will increase the frequency and intensity of Work Coach support for the first six months following completion of the Work Programme.

“The more intensive support pilot will increase the frequency and intensity of Work Coach support for the first six months following completion of the Work Programme.

“In specific ESA ‘hotspots’ (areas that need the most help) we will…

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