Contrary to the belief of the Work and Pensions Committee, it appears that preparations are being made for the introduction of video recording of PIP assessments, though with no clear evidence that this is what claimants want.
Earlier this week we reported on the Work and Pensions Committee’s concern that no progress at all had been made on the issues of video recording PIP medicals or improving PIP or ESA claim packs.
However, we have now heard from a welfare rights worker who tells us that, behind the scenes, work on video recording is indeed taking place.
The worker, who has asked to remain anonymous, told us:
“Just to let you know that DWP have been working on this issue over the summer – they have been consulting with a very wide range of charities and volorgs [voluntary organisations] to get their views…
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