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 […]

High Court rules Tories’ disability benefit changes ‘blatantly discriminate’ against mental health patients

December 21, 2017 admin 0

Judge rules government regulations to personal independence payment (PIP) breach human rights and ‘cannot not be objectively justified’ The High Court has ruled that government […]

Shamefaced ministers promise to reform PIP disability benefit tests after damning review said they weren’t up to scratch

December 18, 2017 admin 1

Today the government accepted almost all of a watchdog’s planned reforms to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) – almost five years after the benefit launched Shamefaced […]