Need to ensure that PIP claimants receiving “the highest level of support get an award duration that is appropriate to the condition and needs arising.
The government will not address the social care funding crisis until the end of next year, despite announcing billions of pounds a year extra for the NHS.
As a result of her “misleading” report, Service User A was found fit for work by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and so ineligible for employment and support allowance (ESA).
Links between DWP’s social security cuts and reforms and the deaths of disabled benefit claimants seen as vulnerable by the department should be looked into.
Universal credit is not working. It’s not working for [disabled people], it’s not working for parents, it’s not working for low-income and part-time employees and it’s not working for the self-employed.
Nearly 1,200 people in just two years were taken to court for non-payment of these debts. More than 78,000 people have had debt management procedures started against them by their local authority over social care debts.
Concerns about confidentiality, particularly around how the videos would be stored, who would be allowed to access them and what DWP would be able to use them for.
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) was developing its own IT system that would allow it to “enable more providers to deliver PIP”.
We need solidarity from non-disabled people, unions, workplaces, friends and families and to say our rights are equal to yours, they are just as important, we are not some unworthy group of people.