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 […]

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 1

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 […]

30,000 Scots to lose disability benefits under UK welfare reform

November 6, 2017 admin 0

The Scottish Government research looked at the impact of welfare policies affecting disabled people, including the replacement of disability living allowance (DLA) for working-age people […]