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DWP tell woman with numerous serious injuries caused by regular severe epileptic fits to...

A young woman with severe epilepsy so bad that it has caused numerous serious injuries and means she cannot work or drive was scored zero on a disability assessment and told to find a...
The Tories just shamelessly halted plans to give victims of unfair benefit sanctions relief

The Tories just shamelessly halted plans to give victims of unfair benefit sanctions relief

The Beast from the East concealed more than Britain's roads and railways, blanketing everything in a thick coat of white. As the snow melted, it seems to have taken something else with it. That...
A new DWP legal challenge has exposed the real reason Theresa May wants to scrap our human rights act

A new DWP legal challenge has exposed the real reason Theresa May wants to...

Never let it be said that the government doesn't try its hardest to squeeze every last drop of blood out of vulnerable people in the name of 'austerity'. It's just gone back to court...
'Heartless' Tories to remove disability vehicle from 'utterly immobile' man with advanced Motor Neurone Disease

‘Heartless’ Tories to remove disability vehicle from ‘utterly immobile’ man with advanced Motor Neurone...

A severely disabled man, who cannot leave his care home except in a specially adapted van, has been told he no longer qualifies for assistance with mobility and will have to return the vehicle....

Tories told that all disability assessments should be recorded after catalogue of errors by...

Following a litany of errors by the private companies contracted to carry out assessments on disabled benefit claimants, the Work and Pensions Select Committee have told the Conservative government they should ensure that all...
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DWP tells man with MS who can’t walk, sleep or balance that he’s ‘fully...

A Cornish man who has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis has been told that he is fully fit to work despite serious problems with mobility, fatigue and concentration. Photographer Simon Cook was diagnosed in 2016...
Tory DWP Assessors are asking people with Down's Syndrome when they "caught it"

DWP Disability Assessors are asking people with Down’s Syndrome when they “caught it”

A new report by the Work and Pensions Select Committee has exposed that supposedly medically trained DWP disability assessors, employed by private government contractors ATOS and Capita, have asked people with Down's Syndrome, a...
Tories forcing Universal Credit claimants to face-to-face meeting for forgetting online passwords

Tories forcing Universal Credit claimants to face-to-face meeting for forgetting online passwords

The Conservative government are forcing Universal Credit (UC) claimants to attend face-to-face meetings with the DWP if they forget their online login details, it has been revealed today. Under the current arrangements, anybody claiming UC...
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WATCH: Jeremy Hunt launches suicide prevention scheme, despite backing policies which prove he couldn’t...

Government cuts are driving more and more people to take their own lives, and rates of anxiety and depression amongst unemployed people have soared after seven years of failed Tory austerity. Jeremy Hunt's solution? No,...
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Tory DWP Secretary Esther McVey advises The Samaritans whilst bringing misery to millions of...

She says people having to go to foodbanks is 'positive'. She justified huge cuts to disability benefits by saying that 'bodies heal', and she used misleading statistics to 'stoke up antagonism' towards disabled benefit...
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