Subject: Incapacity Benefits: Deaths of recipients (July, 2012 statistical release) See:
10,600 sick & disabled people died last year within six weeks of their claim ending. This latest statistical release adds some information not covered in this article:
I wish to point out that the DWP improperly responded to my request and did not provide mortality statistics on 2012 ESA claimants; see
This information certainly must be available as the Department is supposed to be monitoring and modifying systems on a continual basis.
Blog: Hephaestus: Disability Studies
Blog: My Disability Studies Blackboard
Documents and analysis of deaths.
Posted by Kessa Treedweller:
‘Allow me to introduce researcher John William Brown:
I’m beginning to understand the various figures I’ve been supplied with on the DPAC FB page and it is not simple – I WILL TRY RECAP – IN BRIEF – It is greater than one thinks!
THIS BREAKS DOWN THUS:
Total number of deaths 10,600 (to nearest 100)
THANK YOU FOR BEARING WITH ME AND I APOLOGIES IF THIS DISCUSSION CAUSED ANYONE ANY EMOTIONAL PAIN IN THE PROCESS… jwb
See also from Samuel Miller: