DM Qualifications for PIP and ESA

Viran Patel made this Freedom of Information request to Department for Work and Pensions

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
Please tell me what qualifications are necessary for a DM to make someone go to a WCA or a PIP assessment ? Outside of the guidance provided by the DWP. What process is in place for the DM to make this decision and are the DMs medically qualified practitioners ?

1) When the person originally applies for PIP or ESA ?
2) When the DM thinks from Guidance the claimant is required to attend an assessment ?

Please also provided the guidance in relation to the above and a list of triggers that causes the above to happen ?

Yours faithfully,

Mr Patel

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Dear DWP freedom-of-information-requests,

The reply to the FOI here has been delayed please could you investigate as to why ?

Yours sincerely,

Viran Patel

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Please see our response to your recent Freedom of Information request.
 
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Dear Mr Patel,
 
Please see our response to your recent Internal Review.
 
Yours sincerely
 
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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,

Please pass this on to the person who conducts Freedom of Information reviews.

I am writing to request an internal review of Department for Work and Pensions's handling of my FOI request 'DM Qualifications for PIP and ESA'.

THE DWP has now answered my questions !

A full history of my FOI request and all correspondence is available on the Internet at this address: https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/d...

Yours faithfully,

Viran Patel

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Dear V Patel,
 
Please see our response to your recent Internal Review request.
Yours sincerely
 
Correspondence Team |Business Management Team | Health Services
Directorate | Finance Group | Department for Work and Pensions | Green
Zone 2nd Floor, West Wing, Phase 2 | Peel Park | Brunel Way | Blackpool |
FY4 5ES |
 
 
 

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