The Social Security (Claims and Payments, Employment and Support Allowance, Personal Independence Payment and Universal Credit) (Telephone and Video Assessment) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 - screening

Date published: 11 March 2022

COVID-19 Pandemic lead to removal of face-to-face / in person assessments which has impacted ability of Department to process claims effectively through current options. These regulations implement a DWP policy to widen options available to claimants for health assessments (addition of video and telephone assessments).


Exisiting/Revised/New: Revised
Date of Screening: 11/03/2022
Screening Outcome - Full EQIA recommended: No

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