Personal Independence payments: All 1.6 million claims to be reviewed

January 29, 2018 admin 0

Every person receiving Personal Independence Payments (PIP) will have their claim reviewed, the Department for Work and Pensions has said. A total of 1.6 million […]

Theresa May refuses to reveal any details of disabled benefit claimants’ suicides, instead says ‘work is the best route out of poverty’

January 24, 2018 admin 0

Theresa May has refused to reveal any details of suicides by disabled benefit claimants, instead cruelly declaring: “Work is the best route out of poverty.” […]

Cerebral palsy sufferer asked to touch toes in benefit test

January 16, 2018 admin 0

A FLORENCECOURT man living with Cerebral Palsy says he is seeking legal advice over the “aggressive” attitude he says he experienced by a Personal Independence […]

Woman with multiple sclerosis refused benefit payment

January 5, 2018 admin 0

A woman from Dorset who has multiple sclerosis says the way people are assessed for health-related benefits is unfair. Aliie Harpham was turned down for […]

Attempted suicides by disability benefit claimants more than double after introduction of fit-to-work assessment

December 29, 2017 admin 0

Attempted suicides among out-of-work disability benefit claimants have more than doubled since the introduction of fit-to-work assessments in 2008, The Independent can reveal. According to […]