Camilla’s royal cousin jailed after claiming disability benefit

February 21, 2018 admin 0

A cousin of the Duchess of Cornwall has been jailed after a sheriff brushed away suggestions any psychiatric condition might be behind his fraud crimes. […]

Nearly half of disabled people reassessed under Government’s new benefit system had financial support withdrawn or reduced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Almost half of disabled people reassessed under Government’s new benefit system last year had financial support withdrawn or reduced, new figures show.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

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 […]

Parkinson’s disability allowance reassessments ‘wasting £3m’

November 9, 2017 admin 1

The UK government is wasting more than £3m on “pointless” disability reassessments for Parkinson’s Disease patients, a charity has claimed. Parkinson’s UK estimates about 1,500 […]

Third of DLA claimants in Northern Ireland have benefits axed

November 9, 2017 admin 1

One third of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) claimants in Northern Ireland have had their benefit stopped after reassessment for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Figures […]

Switch to universal credit will hit lone disabled people

November 1, 2017 admin 0

With universal credit in the headlines  with the extended rollout and the many issues this will cause recipients, I have sadly not seen much in […]