Response to ‘Shaping Future Support’ by Mo Stewart

  “The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) are immune to the amount of human suffering created since the adoption

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DWP’s ‘disrepute’ contract clause ‘is proof charities cannot be trusted’

By John Pring Disability News Service 26th April 2018 The decision of some disability charities to sign contracts that prevent

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Charities delivering DWP’s work programme ‘must promise not to attack McVey’

By John Pring Disability News Service 19 April 2018 Disability charities that sign up to help deliver the government’s new

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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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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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More than one in eight rejected PIP claims are overturned, DWP figures reveal

  By John Pring Disability News Service 4th Jan 2018 More than one in eight of all decisions to reject

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Assessment regime causes disabled women ‘terrifying insecurity’, MPs are told

Image Courtesy of Winvisible   By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 A grassroots group has warned MPs

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Benefit assessors ‘must be held accountable’ for report failings, MPs hear

By John Pring Disability News Service 23rd November 2017 The healthcare professionals who carry out disability benefit assessments on behalf

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Concerns over criteria for ‘fitness for work’ reassessment exemptions

By John  Pring Disability News Service 12th October 2017 Disabled campaigners have criticised new Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

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‘My picture is proof that healthcare professionals lie in benefit assessments’

By John Pring Disability News Service August 17th 2017 A furious disability benefit claimant has produced what she says is

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Ministers ‘failed to consider impact of rules that would cut university access’

By John Pring Disability News Service August 10th 2017 Ministers have effectively admitted introducing a policy that will prevent many

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Shock after inquest ignores ‘fitness for work’ and jobcentre concerns

By John Pring Disability News Service 22nd June 2017 A coroner has declined to explain why he failed to take

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#CripTheVoteUK #GE2017: #SNP calls on next government to follow Scotland’s lead on benefits

The SNP has called on the next UK government to follow Scotland’s lead in protecting disabled people from social security

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Nobody is Unfit for Work

  What you will read may be very distressing for you, but we are looking at the worst-case scenario and

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