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Benefits: Incapacity Benefit

Volume 698: debated on Wednesday 6 February 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will place in the Library of the House the list of 480 illnesses used by the Department for Work and Pensions in the administration of incapacity benefit, as released under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and cited in the Times on 19 November 2007. [HL1630]

The department uses the World Health Organisation's international statistical classification of diseases and related health problems to administer incapacity benefits.

The latest version of this list has been placed in the Library.