Marshalled List of Amendments

 17 May 2012

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 4:  Order Paper 70/11-15 – 21 May 2012 

Motion: Reassessment of People in Receipt of Incapacity Benefit

That this Assembly expresses concern that the reassessment process for people who are moving from Incapacity Benefit to Employment and Support Allowance is resulting in many people being unfairly deemed 'fit for work' and losing their benefit; and calls on the Minister for Social Development to review urgently the reassessment process to avoid both the undue distress it is causing and the additional burden it is placing on the public purse by triggering so many appeals.

[Mr F McCann]
[Mr A Maskey]
[Mr M Brady]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: After ‘Allowance’ insert:

‘, with no cognisance being taken of their medical records,’

[Mr M Copeland]
[Mr R Swann]

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