Welfare to Work, Work Capability Assessment

– Work & Pensions Select Committee Announcement

Work and Pensions Committee


Select Committee Announcement

2 June 2011

For Immediate Release:

AN41 2010–12




Migration from Incapacity Benefit to Employment and Support Allowance


Wednesday 8 June 2011, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster

At 9.30am


  • Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, Minister for Employment, Department for Work and Pensions

This is the final evidence session for this inquiry. It will provide an opportunity to discuss with the Minister the wide range of issues which have arisen during the inquiry relating to the Work Capability Assessment and the process for reassessing incapacity benefit claimants.

The Terms of Reference for the inquiry can be found on our website at


Further information


Committee membership:  Dame Anne Begg MP (Chair) (Lab, Aberdeen South), Harriett Baldwin MP (Con, West Worcestershire), Andrew Bingham MP (Con, High Peak), Karen Bradley MP (Con, Staffordshire Moorlands), Alex Cunningham MP (Lab, Stockton North), Kate Green MP (Lab, Stretford and Urmston), Mr Oliver Heald MP (Con, North East Hertfordshire), Glenda Jackson MP (Lab, Hampstead and Highgate), Brandon Lewis MP, (Con, Great Yarmouth), Stephen Lloyd MP (Lib Dem, Eastbourne), Teresa Pearce MP (Lab, Erith and Thamesmead)

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