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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.
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 see disabled people being treated with suspicion, disrespect, being denied basic rights and even being driven to suicide.
He believes, like many other disabled campaigners, that the system uses people without the right training and qualifications to assess PIP claims.
Disabled campaigners believe the figures raise fresh concerns about the quality of PIP assessment reports and how DWP decides claims.
A similar promise with the work capability assessment, which tests eligibility for out-of-work disability benefits, not offered.
The Treasury and work and pensions select committees are holding a joint inquiry following political and media criticism of how the car scheme for disabled people is run.
The justice minister responsible for human rights appears to have dismissed calls for the government to do more to protect the social and economic rights of disabled people and other groups.
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