Scope response to PIP assesments

May 4, 2017 admin 0

James Taylor, Head of Policy and Public Affairs at disability charity Scope has responded to news that people are increasingly taking the Government to court […]

(Petition) – Treat people with mental health issues fairly under PIP

May 3, 2017 admin 0

To Members of Parliament and Lords Petition text Anyone who needs financial support to live with dignity should get it, whether they suffer from physical […]

‘Why I went to court for my disability payments’

May 2, 2017 admin 0

The number of people going to court to try to win back a key disability benefit is expected to continue to rise this year, a […]

Figures show link between benefit re-assessments and suicides, MP says

April 27, 2017 admin 0

Labour’s Diana Johnson said the figures cast doubt on claims that there is no link between suicide and welfare re-assessments, with DWP carrying out the […]

Private firms barred from role in Scottish benefits system

April 27, 2017 admin 0

Private companies will not carry out assessments for Scotland’s newly-devolved benefits, the social security minister has announced.  Jeane Freeman ruled out the involvement of private […]

Epping Citizens Advice Bureau welcome review on benefits

April 26, 2017 admin 0

A CHARITY is welcoming a second review into disability payments to make the system “better.” Epping Forest Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB), in Hemnall Street, support […]

PIP system creates a great deal of stress (letter)

April 19, 2017 admin 0

THE article on the loss of disability payments contained some interesting and revealing statistics (The Press, April 17). As many people will know, the Disability […]