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Disabled and jobless people were referred to as “lying, thieving, bastards” by a major Work Programme contractor, the BBC’s Panorama revealed last night.
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 […]
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.
The Department for Work and Pensions’ failure to scrutinise the consequences of disability benefit reform raises serious questions about their competence.
Ben Baumberg writes about where Labour can move on from the ‘benefit scrounger’ argument.