Paying WCA Contractors

Peter McNab made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Adran Gwaith a Phensiynau

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Please make it known to me the process by which contractors of DWP, such as Atos, Maximus, etc,. receive payment for conducting the Work Capability Assessments on behalf of the United Kingdom Government?

To clarify: please respond, giving the steps of process from the initial sending of the order to attend an assessment to the disabled person, to the final step where the payment for conducting the WCA is placed in the bank account of the contractor ie Atos, Maximus, etc.

Please also supply me with information regarding the following question: Do any of the above named contractors or employees of such receive bonus payments for removing disabled persons from state benefits - in other words, like salespeople do, are there targets to meet and financial rewards given if met?

Yours faithfully,

Peter McNab

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no-reply@dwp.ecase.co.uk on behalf of DWP Central FOI Team, Adran Gwaith a Phensiynau

Our ref: FOI2020/18517

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Dear Peter McNab,

Thank you for your request for information which was received on 11th
April. Your request is being considered under the terms of the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

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days. However due to the current situation with COVID-19 it may not be
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Dear [email address] on behalf of DWP Central FOI Team,

Please give a reasonable explanation as to why the information requested regarding the payments awarded to greed-driven corporate sector American companies for removing the disabled from disability benefits here within the UK are made.

By law, you should have responded promptly to my request.

Yours sincerely,

Peter McNab

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DWP Central FOI Team,

Dear Peter McNab,

Our Ref: IR2020/23142

Contact email: [1][DWP request email]

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You can normally expect a response to your FoI review request within 20
working days. However due to the current situation with COVID-19 it may
not be possible for us to reply to you within this timeframe.

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Your response to my FOI request is long overdue.

By law, you are required to supply me with the information requested. Or to give a reasonable explanation why this is being refused.

I look forward to your reply.

Yours faithfully,

Peter McNab

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dangos adrannau a ddyfynnir

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Dear Peter McNab,

I am writing in response to your request for information, received 11
April, 2020.

Yours sincerely,

DWP Central FoI Team