Date lodged: 1 February 2019
To ask the Scottish Government what role Social Security Scotland’s Local Delivery Relationship Leads will have in delivering work capability assessments, or the Scottish equivalent.
Answered by: Shirley-Anne Somerville 19 February 2019
Work Capability Assessments are carried out for someone who makes a claim to Employment Support Allowance or Universal Credit. Both of these benefits are reserved to the UK Government. Consequently, Social Security Scotland Local Delivery Relationship Leads will not have any role in delivering them.