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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...

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...
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...
Cornwall Council charging disabled motorists £3,800 to paint a parking bay outside homes

Cornwall Council charging disabled motorists £3,800 to paint a parking bay outside homes

Cornwall Council has attracted enormous criticism today after it was revealed that they were charging disabled motorists £3800 to have a single disabled parking bay painted on the road outside their house. Most other councils...
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...
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,...

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...
Man declared 'fit for work' is found dead on beach after asking "What's the point?"

Man declared ‘fit for work’ is found dead on beach after asking “What’s the...

A man declared 'fit for work' by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), despite suffering with extreme anxiety, stress and panic attacks for nine years, has been found dead on a beach after...
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