TweetOn Wednesday, disability rights campaigners urged the Lords that the government’s proposed introduction of Personal Independence Payment, to replace the Disability Living Allowance, had serious flaws and requires significant changes. The website We Are Spartacus, which features the opinions of disabled people on the issue of welfare reform, has submitted an analysis of the PIP […]
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The DWP is sending out threatening, menacing letters to disabled parents, ordering them to do as they say or risk having their children taken into care.
Declan Gaffney examines Progress’ report on the support for benefits cuts in depth, and finds that it doesn’t show what it purports to show
The welfare reform bill will penalise the disabled, those working class communities who live in inner cities and second-earners who work over 16 hours a week.
Hundreds of thousands of families will be affected by the decision to means test ESA for those who have had disabilities since youth, writes Declan Gaffney.
Why was new research from the Department for Work and Pensions, which downgraded estimates for the growth in Disability Living Allowance, a major reason given for welfare reform, delayed until after the welfare bill passed the Commons?