Work Capability Assessment: Self-harm:Written question - 23709

Asked by Patrick Grady
(Glasgow North)

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Asked on: 21 January 2016
Department for Work and Pensions
Work Capability Assessment: Self-harm
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, for what reasons different criteria apply in the assessment of risk of self-harm or suicide to men and women in his Department's guidance on work capability assessments.
Answered by: Priti Patel
Answered on: 03 February 2016

The guidance on work capability assessments no longer makes a distinction between men and women.

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