Article exposing the pattern of increased foodbank use after Universal credit is introduced to an area
An inquest hears how a disabled man took his own life after losing his disability benefits in December.
DWP backs down on PIP again but reveals 220,000 claimants entitled to payment will have to wait until after summer depsite court win in dec 17.
Up to 2.6 million could lose out on free school meals by 2022 due to Universal Credit.
“The claimant must move out of the household and is required to provide written evidence to their work coach that they are receiving help for domestic abuse before the easement can be granted.” This is the shocking statement made by Mark Serwotka, general secretary of the Public and Commercial Services Continue Reading
Jackie’s own words on how the DWP have repeatededly overturned decisions classing her to unfit to work. Harrowing harassment from a government agency
The reality of the governments hostile environment towards disabled benefit claimants.
Contrary to popular belief, life on benefits is not expensive holidays and fancy tech. It’s grim.Find out more on why in this article.
A four-year study by University of Kent lecturer Ben Baumberg Geiger & the Demos cross party think tank, has found that disabled claimants receiving Job Seekers Allowance, (JSA), were 26-53% more likely to be sanctioned than claimants who were not.In just ten years they found that; disabled people have been hit with OVER 1 million sanctions.
A benefit claimant who found himself £346 worse off a month after the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) stopped his claim despite a catalogue of health problems is rejoicing after a judge ruled that his payments be reinstated.
DWP facing investigation after mother commits suicide.
A reblog from Govt Newspeak on how young benefit claimants are 4 times more likely to be sanctioned than older ones.