Taking support to jobcentre appointments.

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Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
I'd like to know what the rules on taking support to jobcentre appointments, in particular signing on are. I suffer from anxiety and my doctor has given me a note saying I suffer from anxiety and should have someone at all jobcentre appointments. My advisor was unhappy with this and I would like to know if I am allowed support or not.

Yours faithfully,

F Walker

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Gerald Jones left an annotation ()

What you have described sounds like a "reasonable adjustment" under the Equality Act. The DWP is required to comply with the Act.

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