Benefit assessment system undermined by culture of mistrust, say MPs

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 The disability benefit assessment system is being undermined by a “pervasive

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‘Muddle’ and ‘confusion’ over DWP’s 1.6 million PIP reviews

By John Pring Disability News Service  February 8th 2018 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is causing “muddle” and

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Government’s suicide prevention boss refuses to call for action on ESA risk stats

By John Pring Disability News Service February 8th 2018 The head of the government’s national suicide prevention strategy has refused

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The PIP Files: Nearly one in three Capita assessments were flawed, reports reveal

  By John Pring Disability News Service February 8th 2018 Nearly one in three of the disability benefit assessment reports

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The PIP Files: Data shows multiple complaints made against scores of Atos assessors

  By John Pring Disability News Service February 8th 2018 Scores of healthcare professionals may have been able to continue

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The PIP Files: DWP documents show ‘absolutely shocking’ failure on further evidence

By John Pring Disability News Service February 8th 2018 Outsourcing companies have been failing to request vital evidence from GPs

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DWP promises no-one will lose out in huge review of 1.6 million PIP cases

  John Pring Disability News Service February 1st 2018 The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has promised that no

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Activists explain why they ‘clashed’ with minister after PIP debate

By John Pring Disability News Service February 1st 2018 Two disabled activists have explained why they “clashed” with the minister

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Under-fire Samaritans faces anger over advisory board crammed with Tories

By John Pring Disability New Service February 1st 2018 A mental health charity that refused to criticise the government for

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Please sign! Cuts announced by Creative Scotland to two of Scotland’s leading disability theatre organisations

      Black Triangle  fully supports the disabled arts, so we ask our members to please sign the  letter

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DWP refuses to name charities set to earn millions from new disability jobs scheme

  By John Pring Disability News Service 25th January 2018 The Department for Work and Pensions has refused to name

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