People Die Waiting For Reforms To Benefit Rules For Terminally Ill

About 1,700 people have died waiting for improvements to cruel benefit rules and it marks six months since welfare chief Amber Rudd announced a revision of the Special Rules for Terminal Illness, yet it’s still continuing and Amber Rudd has since quit her position. Now Marie Curie and the Motor Neurone Disease Association say thatContinue reading “People Die Waiting For Reforms To Benefit Rules For Terminally Ill”

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Petition Launched To Scrap Privatised Disability Benefit Assessments

The brother of a disabled man who was refused essential benefits while he was dying has started a petition to stop the outsourcing of assessments to private companies by the UK government. Jamie Oliver died on April 9 following a lengthy battle with chronic liver disease after being denied Personal Independence Payment by the DWPContinue reading “Petition Launched To Scrap Privatised Disability Benefit Assessments”

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Disabled Universal Credit Migration Arrangements Ruled “Unlawful”

The High Court has once again administered a damaging typhoon to the government’s Universal Credit plans. A judge has ordered the government’s Universal Credit migration arrangements for those who previously received the Severe Disability Premium (SDP) and, moved onto Universal Credit before 16 January 2019 as; “unlawful.” Now the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)Continue reading “Disabled Universal Credit Migration Arrangements Ruled “Unlawful””

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Heartbreaking Universal Credit

Top Tory Amber Rudd has been cited of shrugging off heartbreaking Universal Credit stories by insinuating they are about one or two people, that’s almost as bad as saying “whatever.” What planet does she even live on because it certainly isn’t the one we live on. Is she actually that dumb or was it thatContinue reading “Heartbreaking Universal Credit”

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