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Tories snatch disabled man’s £6,000 Motability car, then pay £14,000 on taxis for him

A disabled man whose £6,000 Motability car was taken away by the Department for Work and Pensions after a benefits reassessment has been given a grant of £14,000 over two years to take taxis...
ATOS nurse continues disability assessment despite epileptic claimant bleeding from mouth after multiple seizures

ATOS nurse continues PIP assessment as epileptic claimant bleeds from mouth after multiple seizures

When claimant Daniel Marshall arrived for his Personal Independence Payment assessment he was already stressed and anxious. This isn’t unusual. Disability assessments are at best stressful stressful, and, more often than not, extremely traumatic experiences...
The High Court just ruled that Tory benefit changes 'blatantly discriminate' against mental health patients

The High Court just ruled that Tory benefit changes ‘blatantly discriminate’ against mental health...

It's been a terrible week for austerity, welfare reform and disgraced former DWP Secretary Damian Green. Following Green's departure and the removal of the DWP’s 80% target for refusing Mandatory Reconsiderations, the High Court has...
Fake News Awards 2017

POLL: The Evolve Politics Fake News Awards 2017 – Choose YOUR Winners (Losers) NOW!

As regular readers may remember, last year Evolve hosted the inaugural Phoney Awards acknowledging some of the mainstream media’s epic faux pas and incredible foolishness in the world of ‘fake news.’ Seeing as 2017 had...
Campaigners just forced the Tories to scrap a target for kicking disabled people off benefits

Campaigners just forced the Tories to scrap a target for kicking disabled people off...

After significant pressure from disability campaigners, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been forced to drop its controversial 80% target for refusing Personal Independance Payment (PIP) and Employment Support Allowance (ESA) claims,...

Tory DWP Secretary David Gauke just suggested Jacob Rees-Mogg was not a ‘reputable politician’

After attempting to make a joke about Labour's Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell, Conservative DWP Secretary David Gauke managed to suggest that Jacob Rees-Mogg and 17 other Tory MPs were not 'reputable politicians'. Gauke had been...

The Tories are literally snatching free baby milk from parents forced onto Universal Credit

The Tories have been exposed denying free milk and food vouchers for babies when their parents are forced onto the new and already widely-condemned Universal Credit benefit scheme. Frank Field, Chair of the Work and...

Estate Agent blames Tories over mass Universal Credit eviction threat

Hundreds of people in Grimsby have been threatened with eviction by their landlord over concerns that their tenants will be forced into arrears once moved over to Universal Credit (UC). Ahead of the rollout in...

Disabled woman’s benefits stopped for 10 months after missing interview DWP had CANCELLED

A 63 year old woman with several serious medical conditions had her benefits stopped for ten months after she failed to turn up for an assessment which she had been told was cancelled. Teresa...

Child poverty set to surge to highest levels since records began as Tory cuts...

A new report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies shows that over the next five years, over a million more British children will be pushed into poverty, bringing the total of children in poverty to...
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