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Autumn 2018

The Motability Scheme

The Motability Scheme enables disabled people in receipt of qualifying benefits to be more mobile through using their mobility allowance to lease a car, scooter or powered wheelchair. On behalf of disabled people who choose to use the Scheme, the Department for Work and Pensions pays the benefit directly to Motability Operations Group plc, who … Read more

Investigation into errors in Employment and Support Allowance

This investigation covers a single, major cause of underpayment error in ESA. This error relates to people whose existing benefit claim was converted to ESA and who were entitled to income-related ESA but were only awarded contribution-based ESA.

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Child Maintenance Client Funds Accounts 2016-17

The C&AG has qualified his audit opinions on the Client Funds Accounts prepared by the Department for Work and Pensions for the 1993 and 2003 Child Maintenance Schemes on the grounds of material levels of irregular receipts and payments and misstated arrears balances. However he has given a clean audit opinion on the 2012 Child Maintenance Scheme Account after improvements in the accuracy of assessing child maintenance claims.

14 December 2017

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14 Dec 2017

Child Maintenance Client Funds Accounts 2016-17

The C&AG has qualified his audit opinions on the Client Funds Accounts prepared by the Department for Work and Pensions for the 1993 and 2003 Child Maintenance Schemes on the grounds of material levels of irregular receipts and payments and misstated arrears balances. However he has given a clean audit opinion on the 2012 Child Maintenance Scheme Account after improvements in the accuracy of assessing child maintenance claims.

14 December 2017