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The DWP literally just sent a Disability Assessor to check if a dead woman's ashes were fit to work

The DWP literally just sent a Disability Assessor to check if a dead woman’s...

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) sent a disability assessor to the home of a woman who had been deceased for over seven months in an attempt to check if she was fit...
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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...
Tories exposed wasting £100m of YOUR money to needlessly degrade disabled people

Tories exposed wasting £100m of YOUR money to needlessly degrade disabled people

The Conservative government have wasted over £100m of taxpayer's money wrongly pursuing frivolous legal challenges against more than 170,000 disabled benefit claimants since 2015, figures obtained via a freedom of information request today reveal.The...
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...
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,...

DWP declares blind, epileptic woman with osteoarthritis ‘fit for work’

A 62 year old blind woman with epilepsy, type 2 diabetes and osteoarthritis has been declared fit for work.Hazel Macrae from Coventry has been blind since birth. She is unable to leave the house...

Brain-damaged tetraplegic woman has benefits stopped and told to ‘start looking for work’ by...

After Vince Rodger innocently missed an interview at the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) for his severely disabled wife Julie, he was told that she would have her benefits completely removed.Though Mr Rodger...

Do I have to “top myself to get help for my son?” – Mother...

A mother committed suicide after asking mental health workers "What have I got to do? Top myself to get help for my son?".73-year-old Valerie Grant walked in front of a train on 23rd April after...

DWP Assessor ‘lied’ to axe benefits of woman with flesh eating disease after claiming...

A woman suffering from chronic discoid lupus has offered what she believes is the 'clearest evidence yet' of healthcare professionals lying about severely ill claimants during benefits assessments.CeaJay Clem, from Gloucestershire, was shocked to discover...

Report finds DWP’s Work Capability Assessments can permanently damage mental health

In the latest embarrassment for the Department for Work and Pensions, academics from Heriot-Watt and Napier Universities have found that the Work Capability Assessment can cause ‘permanent damage to some claimants’ mental health.’The damage...
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