Shropshire businessman swindled more than £8,000 in disability benefits

October 23, 2017 admin 0

Lee Stevens ran his own business but falsely claimed £8,744.10 in disability living allowance, Shrewsbury Crown Court heard. Mr John Oates, prosecuting, said police raided […]

MP’s anger over red-tape appeals limbo for disabled people

October 18, 2017 admin 0

DISABLED Scots who lose out on key vehicles or payments are having to wait nearly five months for their appeals against the decisions to be […]

Why I secretly taped my disability assessment

October 16, 2017 admin 0

Every month 60,000 ill and disabled people have their needs assessed for benefits. Some are so worried about the process that they are using mobile […]

Elderly ‘hit hardest’ by proposed cuts in Northern Ireland

October 6, 2017 admin 0

More than half the savings proposed by Northern Ireland’s heath trusts are likely to affect the elderly, the commissioner for older people has said. Eddie […]