DWP Faces A High Court Challenge From Family

The family of a man who starved to death after his benefits were suspended have started a High Court action against the DWP. Errol Graham weighed less than five stone when bailiffs found his body in June 2018, eight months after his ESA disabled benefit was suspended for missing an appointment. The 57-year-old, who hadContinue reading “DWP Faces A High Court Challenge From Family”

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DWP Loses Appeals Court Battle Over Universal Credit

Tory ministers have lost a landmark Court of Appeal battle over Universal Credit rules that discriminated against seriously disabled people. Campaigners celebrated as the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) lost a bid to overturn two High Court rulings against the six in one benefit. This means that ministers must now either give up theirContinue reading “DWP Loses Appeals Court Battle Over Universal Credit”

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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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