Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
I would like you to confirm, first, whether the Evidence Verification guidance deposited in the Commons Library is complete and up to date; the version available would appear to be dated April 2016.
Further I would like to know whether there is any guidance issued about the manner in which evidence is provided, I am particularly curious about JCP's insistence that evidence is provided via an appointment at Jobcentre Plus rather than by document upload.
Finally I would be grateful if you would provide any guidance pertaining to verification of bank details and the manner in which that is provided to you.
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