Statisticians within DWP and Office for National Statistics are working closely to ensure that information on universal credit claimants can be included within the claimant count as soon as possible.

Winter Fuel Payments

Sir Roger Gale: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on what basis the French départements d'outre mer of French Guyana, Martinique, Reunion and Guadaloupe are included as part of mainland Europe for the purpose of his Department's calculation of entitlement to winter fuel payments. [181614]

Steve Webb: Winter fuel payments can be claimed by people with a genuine and sufficient link with the UK who are resident in the European economic area (rather than mainland Europe). This includes the overseas departments of France, and winter fuel payments are currently made to those entitled who live there.

Work Capability Assessment

Mr Sanders: To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will place in the Library a copy of the performance targets contained in his Department's contract with Atos Healthcare for delivering the work capability assessment. [181534]

Mike Penning: A Library copy of the performance targets relating to work capability assessments is already in the public domain available through the Parliament UK website.

This is placed in Schedule 5, Appendix 1, page 5 of the Medical Services Agreement deposited in the Library under Deposit Reference 2010-1704 dated 14 September 2010.