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EDM (Early Day Motion) 2398: tabled on 16 May 2019

Tabled in the 2017-19 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the strain placed on community mental health services as demand for care outstrips capacity; is concerned that due to the complexity of the application system for personal independence payment (PIP) many people with mental health conditions depend on the support of mental health workers to complete their application forms, gather evidence, attend assessments and contest any appeals; calls on the Government to simplify PIP so that mentally ill people can access the support that they need and to alleviate the demands on mental health workers so that they can spend more of their time delivering essential care and support to a greater number of people.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.