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WAR DISABLEMENT PENSION IN ESA ASSESSMENTS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 2101: tabled on 25 February 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 21 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House calls on the Department for Work and Pensions to disregard armed forces compensation payments, including war disablement pension, from Employment Support Allowance (ESA) means-testing; believes that veterans receiving war disablement pension because of physical or mental impairments incurred through service should not be materially disadvantaged in claiming ESA; and highlights the need for Department for Work and Pensions assessors to be clearly instructed not to include armed forces compensation payments such as war disablement pension into account when means-testing veterans for ESA.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.