MSP’s SLAMMED FOR REJECTING UK BENEFITS REFORM

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HOLYROOD politicians were last night accused of “grandstanding” by refusing to rubber-stamp the UK Government’s welfare reforms. Nationalists and Labour MSPs united to reject benefit changes linked to Iain Duncan Smith’s shake-up. Among the more controversial measures is the capping … Continue reading →

Disability – Deafblind discriminated against in new assessment

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Major faults outlined in Sense report. A major review of the new assessment arrangements for individuals seeking benefits has been undertaken by Sense, the charity which promotes the interest of individuals who are dual sensory impaired. They have concluded that the new disability living allowance (DLA) arrangements … Continue reading →