Nearly half of disabled people reassessed under Government’s new benefit system had financial support withdrawn or reduced

December 14, 2017 admin 0

Almost half of disabled people reassessed under Government’s new benefit system last year had financial support withdrawn or reduced, new figures show. Government statistics published […]

Motability car loss ‘left me suicidal’ says disabled man

December 13, 2017 admin 0

A disabled man was left feeling “suicidal” after he had his adapted car taken away following changes to disability benefits. Charlie Evans, from Carmarthen, has […]

Thousands sign petition launched by Bromley woman denied disability benefit

December 11, 2017 admin 0

Amanda Flannery, 25, is petitioning the government to change personal independence payment’s (PIP) recognition of invisible illnesses. Photo: Amanda Flannery A woman with incurable and […]

Theresa May vows to get one million more disabled people in work

November 30, 2017 admin 3

The Prime Minister has announced plans to get a million more disabled people into work over the next decade. The move will be seen as […]

People with degenerative diseases still facing benefits reassessments

November 29, 2017 admin 2

People with degenerative diseases are being put under “extra stress” by having to undergo reassessments of their health so they can continue to receive benefits, […]

Inquiry into disability benefits ‘deluged’ by tales of despair

November 27, 2017 admin 0

More than 3,000 people have written to work and pensions committee in despair at system, many saying they have been driven to suicidal thoughts A […]

Disability assessments chaotic and unfair, says ex-nurse whistleblower

November 27, 2017 admin 0

The whistleblower, who worked for Capita, says she quit her post because she felt that people seeking the benefit were not being given a fair […]

It’s true: Conservative governments really do kill people

November 13, 2017 admin 0

There was a splenetic exchange on BBC Question Time last week, between an audience member and my colleague, Aditya Chakrabortty, who had pointed out that […]