DWP criticised in parliament for ‘hiding’ information on starvation death

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been criticised in parliament for its “serious” failure to provide crucial information to a statutory safeguarding review about a disabled man who starved to death after his benefits were wrongly removed.

Nottingham City Safeguarding Adults Board confirmed last month that DWP failed to share key documents from 2014 with the independent consultant who carried out the review into the 2018 death of Errol Graham.

His benefits had been stopped in October 2017 after he failed to attend a face-to-face work capability assessment.

Read more: https://www.disabilitynewsservice.com/dwp-criticised-in-parliament-for-hiding-information-on-starvation-death/

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