Labour not to blame for ESA assessment backlog

The lovely wibbly wobbly old lady

The formidable Sheila Gilmore MP has written To Mike Penning, following comments he made on 24 June 2014

He (of course) blamed the previous Labour government for the backlog, which as we must all know by now, is the Tory default position … when in doubt blame the previous government or anyone else!

Here is Sheilas’ letter to Mike Penning; she is awaiting his response. 

When (and if) she receives it, I will post it here.


Sheila Gilmore MP
Edinburgh East Constituency

House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA | 020 7219 7062 |
03 July 2014

Mike Penning
Minister of State
Department for Work and Pensions
Caxton House
Tothill Street
SW1A 9DA Our Ref: MB/GILM02002/02140914

Dear Mike

During a DWP Select Committee evidence session on 10 June 2014 you were asked
how many people were currently awaiting an assessment for Employment and
Support Allowance and you answered just…

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