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PERSONAL INDEPENDENCE PAYMENTS RECORDING EQUIPMENT

EDM (Early Day Motion) 71: tabled on 27 June 2017

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 17 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House notes that personal independence payment claimants are some of the most vulnerable people in society; further notes that claimants are currently only able to receive an audio recording of their assessment if they themselves provide specialist recording equipment at a prohibitive cost; believes that allowing claimants to record assessments should they so choose will increase transparency and fairness; further believes the option of recording assessments should be made available to all claimants; and calls on the Department for Work and Pensions to relax restrictions of audio equipment which claimants can use or to instruct ATOS to provide free of charge use for claimants of its recording facilities.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.