Government responds to Litchfield WCA review

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The government has published its response to the fourth Independent Review into the Work Capability Assessment, undertaken last year by Dr Litchfield. The review follows the first three Independent Reviews from Professor Harrington and makes a series of recommendations around better implementation, improving effectiveness and identifying mental health needs through the WCA. The response from the Department […]

Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiry into ESA and WCA


The Work and Pensions Select Committee has announced that it will be holding an inquiry into Employment and Support Allowance and Work Capability Assessments as part of its inquiry the Committee is currently taking evidence from stakeholders. ERSA is keen to respond to the committee and is therefore asking members to submit their views to inform the […]

Fourth Independent Review of the Work Capability Assessment

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The year four Independent Review of the Work Capability Assessment (WCA), undertaken by Dr Paul Litchfield has announced its recommendations. The Review which follows on from the three previous independent reviews undertaken by Professor Harrington, contains 36 recommendations and an overview of how previous recommendations have been implemented by government. ERSA has been engaged with the […]