PIP and ESA assessments Contents



Terms of Reference

1 The importance of trust

The scope of our Report

Why trust matters

2 Before the assessment

Filling in the forms


Arranging a home visit

3 The assessment

The supply of expert evidence

Recording assessments

Companions and advocates

4 The report and initial decision

Viewing the report

Using additional evidence

5 Disputed decisions

Mandatory Reconsideration

Quality control and learning from disputes

6 Incentives and contracting

The PIP and ESA contracts

Contract structures and actual costs

Quality targets

The future of PIP and ESA contracting

Conclusions and recommendations

Formal minutes


Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament

12 February 2018