DWP To Give Private Firms Millions As Fit-For-Work Test Deals Extended For The Third Time

The government is set to give millions of pounds more to outsourcing colossi to run fit for work and disability examinations. Atos, Capita and Maximus are due to have their profitable contracts for PIP and ESA assessments increased for up to two years, and it will be the third time the contracts have been extendedContinue reading “DWP To Give Private Firms Millions As Fit-For-Work Test Deals Extended For The Third Time”

DWP Blasted By Amy Winehouse’s Mum As She Demands Urgent Benefit Changes

Amy Winehouse’s mother argued Boris Johnson to stop the sickening treatment of disabled welfare claimants as Janis Winehouse presented a 21,000 signature petition to Downing Street, with campaigners demanding a response from the Prime Minister. They’re asking for Boris Johnson to fix the process for claiming Personal Independence Payments (PIP). The benefit, which succeeded DisabilityContinue reading “DWP Blasted By Amy Winehouse’s Mum As She Demands Urgent Benefit Changes”

Cancer Sufferer Has Benefits Axed

A cancer victim who was given months to live claims she has had her benefits terminated because she’s survived longer than anticipated. Single mum Kathy Hall says she has always sought to fight her disease but feels like she’s being punished and says she now feels like she’s deteriorating and is a hostage in herContinue reading “Cancer Sufferer Has Benefits Axed”

Up To 220,000 Disabled People Will Have To Wait

Esther McVey has said that up to 220,000 disabled people will have to wait all summer for benefit payments they deserve. Mentally sick people face having to last through the school holidays without additional Personal Independence Payments (PIP), despite winning the right to them in the High Court. The claimants are set to get aContinue reading “Up To 220,000 Disabled People Will Have To Wait”

Devastating Town Hall Report Discloses Additional Danger To Disabled People Who Campaigned To Rescue Benefit Payments

An incriminating evaluation of government welfare procedures with regard to disabled people was presented to the Town Hall’s ruling Labour executive on Thursday. It notified thousands of Islington residents who have wrongly had benefit taken off them by the controversial independent assessor ATOS, only to have it reinstated on appeal, will have to go throughContinue reading “Devastating Town Hall Report Discloses Additional Danger To Disabled People Who Campaigned To Rescue Benefit Payments”