Tag Archives: Department for Work and Pensions

Disabled people wait 118,000 years longer than IDS intended

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900,000 disabled people are waiting a combined 118,000 years longer than intended for assessments and decisions on crucial support.

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Benefit fraud accounts for just 0.7 per cent of welfare spending, new figures show

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Benefit fraud accounted for just 0.7 per cent of welfare spending in 2013/2014, according to new government figures published today.

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Labour demand big improvements to Work Capability Assessments

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The DWP must deliver a better service for disabled people and better value for money for taxpayers.

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Exclusive: An open letter to Iain Duncan Smith: Universal Credit questions that need answering

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Existing problems with Universal credit risk being replicated unless you resolve them.

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Could you go five weeks without money? Under a new DWP plan you might have to

Further punitive restrictions on Universal Credit are on the way.

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Even George Osborne doesn’t want it: yet another setback for Universal Credit

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Even George Osborne is reluctant to endorse Universal Credit.

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This is why the profit motive has no place in our public services

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The DWP isn’t just off the rails but careering down the embankment.

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Video: Glenda Jackson MP demolishes Iain Duncan Smith

IDS has “plunged thousands and thousands of our fellow citizens into the most abject penury”, said the Labour MP.

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David Cameron cannot allow the chaos at the DWP to continue

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Today we will urge the government to come clean about the impact of delays, chaos and failing programmes at the Department for Work and Pensions.

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Government welfare reforms a ‘fiasco’ that are hurting the ‘most vulnerable’ say MPs

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In one instance a claimant was hospitalised due to stress caused by payment delays

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