Benefits and welfare - consultation responses

Government and public bodies regularly consult on their plans and it can be a great opportunity for us to influence.

It could be a Parliamentary Select Committee looking for evidence, a public body poducing guidance or even the first draft of a piece of legislation. 

Consultation responses

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment: first independent review call for evidence, September 2014

RNIB evidence to the first independent review call for evidence on Personal Independence PAyment (Word, 114KB)

Work Capability Assessement, fifth year independent review call for evidence, August 2014

RNIB evidence to the Work Capability Assessement fifth year independent review call for evidence (Word, 173KB)

 

Social Security Advisory Committee consultation on Universal Credit and related regulations, July 2012
RNIB response to the Social Security Advisory Committee consultation on Universal credit (Word, 198 KB)
 

Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry on progress towards implementation of Universal Credit, August 2012

RNIB response to the Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry into Universal Credit (Word, 206 KB)
 

Independent Harrington Review on the Work Capability Assessment (third year call for evidence), September 2012

Response to the year three Independent Harrington Review on the Work Capability Assessment (Word, 200 KB)
 

Department of Work and Pensions Third Consultation on Personal Independence Payment - 'Completing the Detailed Design', June 2012

RNIB response to the Department of Work and Pensions consultation on the detailed design of PIP (Word, 206 KB)
 

Department of Work and Pensions Second Consultation on Personal Independence Payment, April 2012

Joint response from RNIB & other visual impairment charities to Department of Work and Pensions Second Consultation on Personal Independence Payment (Word, 840 KB)
 

Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry on Personal Independence Payment - further evidence on the second draft of regulations, December 2011

RNIB response to the Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry on Personal Independence Payment (Word, 177 KB)
 

Department for Communities and Local Government consultation on localising support for council tax in England, October 2011

Response to Department for Communities and Local Government consultation on localising support for council tax in England (Word, 181 KB)
 

Department for Work and Pensions consultation on Personal Independence Payment draft regulations, June 2011

Response to Department for Work and Pensions consultation on Personal Independence Payment draft regulations (Word, 90 KB)
 

Independent Harrington Review on the Work Capability Assessment (second year call for evidence), August 2011

Response to Independent Harrington Review on the Work Capability Assessment (Word, 63 KB)
 

Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiry on replacing Disability Living Allowance with Personal Independence Payment, August 2011

Response to Work and Pensions Select Committee inquiry on replacing Disability Living Allowance with Personal Independence Payment (Word, 1 MB)
 

Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry on Incapacity Benefits migration and Employment and Support Allowance, April 2011

Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry on Incapacity Benefits migration and Employment and Support Allowance (Word, 207 KB)
 

Disability Living Allowance review, February 2011

Response to the DLA review consultation (Word, 569 KB)
 

Employment and Support Allowance regulations, September 2010

Response to the employment and support allowance regulations (Word, 201 KB)
 

21st Century Welfare, September 2010

Response to 21st century welfare (Word, 209 KB)
 

Work and Pensions Select Committee Inquiry on Decision making and appeals in the benefits system, Autumn 2009

Response on work and pensions select committee inquiry on decision making (Word, 200 KB)
 

Reform to the UK's welfare system, October 2008

Response on the reforms to the UK's welfare system (Word, 201 KB)
 

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