HC Deb 08 May 2003 vol 404 c813W
Mr. Boswell

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) when he will extend the return to work credit scheme to the whole of the UK; [1107361

(2) whether he plans to exclude the pilot return to work credit from calculations for (a) housing and (b) council tax benefit; [110737]

(3) how many specialist disability advisers will be recruited to assist the employment of disabled people; and what core skills they will be expected to possess; [110739]

(4) how many pilot schemes under the Green Paper Pathway to Work will involve medical services delivered other than by the national health service. [110741]

Maria Eagle

Our consultation document 'Pathways to Work, Helping People into Employment' Cm 5690, sets out a strategy for enabling people with health problems and disabilities to move into work, and so become and remain independent.

We are currently analysing the responses to the `Pathways to Work' consultation. We will publish our response in due course.

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