Mr. William O'Brien
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security if he will make a statement on the progress of the updating of the "Incapacity Benefit: Medical Advisers Guide" to incapacity benefit. 
§ Mr. Burt
The administration of the Benefits Agency medical services is a matter for Peter Mathison, the chief executive of the Benefits Agency. He will write to the hon. Member.
Letter from Peter Mathison to Mr. William O'Brien, dated 22 January 1996:The Secretary of State for Social Security has asked me to reply to your recent Parliamentary Question asking if he will make a statement on the progress of the updating of the Incapacity Benefit: Medical Advisors Guide to Incapacity Benefit.The Medical Advisers' Guide to Incapacity Benefit is currently being brought up to date. A revised version will be available from April 1996.I hope this reply is helpful.