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  1. cpuusage

    Never mind destitution – how many people are DEAD after dropping from welfare system?

    Never mind destitution – how many people are DEAD after dropping from welfare system? Never mind destitution – how many people are DEAD after dropping from welfare system? | Vox Political As many as 1.5m benefits claimants 'could face destitution after disappearing from welfare system' -...
  2. cpuusage

    A shameful way to treat disabled people

    https://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/a-da4d-A-shameful-way-to-treat-disabled-people DISABILITY LABOUR has called on the Prime Minister and the new Work and Pensions Secretary Stephen Crabb to scrap the personal independence payment (PIP) assessments and launch an “urgent inquiry” into what has...
  3. cpuusage

    Disability benefit cuts 'changing things for the better' DWP’s Stephen Crabb says

    Disability benefit cuts 'changing things for the better' DWP’s Stephen Crabb says Disability benefit cuts 'changing things for the better' DWP Disability benefit cuts are among policies “changing things for the better”, the new Work and Pensions Secretary Stephen Crabb has said. Mr Crabb made...
  4. Anime-Alchemy

    Accommodation options

    I'm currently living with my girl friend and her family but her family are due to move at some point in the second half of this year. I don't know what exactly to do. I need to find my own kind of place but I don't work because of my mental health problems. What are my options? I recently...
  5. Wiseowl

    Sanctions Article

    Most people who have been listening to claimants and people who are employed by the Job Centre knew this anyway, but at last evidence is getting formally presented to the Commons work and pensions select committee. Jobcentre ‘hit squads’ set up benefit claimants to fail, says former official...
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    Stuck in DWP limbo: 'Sometimes I think I would be better off dead'

    Tucked away in this week's work and pensions select committee report on employment-related disability benefits is a section on an innocuous-sounding policy called Mandatory Reconsideration (MR). Its blandness hides a host of Kafka-esque sins, however; this is truly a monstrously perverse and...
  7. amathus

    Delay to PIP from DLA in some areas...

    "The government's welfare changes for disabled people in England, Scotland and Wales have been delayed. People will move from Disability Living Allowance to the Personal Independence Payment next week in only certain areas instead of the whole of Great Britain. Work and pensions minister Mike...
  8. amathus

    Works and Pensions - have they got it wrong??

    Work And Pensions Dept Criticised By MPs- over a 1000 deaths have been recorded due to the stress of the application process for benefits -ESA, by disability claimants, this has been self evident in the distressing posts made by members on MHF... read on...
  9. M

    Work and pensions letter

    Anxiety levels are high today due to the arrival of a letter asking me to book an appointment for an examination by our friends from work and pensions. I think I will lose my benefit coz I'm doing permitted work which will mean I will be in a pile of financial trouble. It's just typical of my...
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