Motability row sparks anger and demand to use huge reserves to support customers

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 Disabled campaigners have reacted to the political row over the Motability

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Watchdog begins probe into failure of regulators to punish lying PIP assessors

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 A watchdog is examining the failure of two healthcare regulators to

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The PIP Files: Senior MP to write to minister over ‘devastating’ revelations

By John Pring Disability News Service 15th February 2018 A senior opposition MP is to write to the minister for

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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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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: 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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Minister fails to back measures to protect claimants from dishonest assessors

By John Pring Disability News service December 21st 2017 The minister for disabled people has refused to approve two key

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Regulators face possible action over failure to discipline lying PIP assessors

By John Pring Disability News Service December 21st 2017 The body that oversees the UK’s health and care regulators is

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PIP & ESA Benefit Exemptions from Face to Face Assessments

  Benefit assessments – exemption to protect vulnerable patients There is a great deal of evidence about the profound distress

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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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Disabled woman takes DWP minister to court over PIP mental health changes

By John Pring Disability News Service 16th November 2017 A disabled woman is taking work and pensions secretary David Gauke

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A Senior Judge Has Suggested Charging The Government For Every “No-Brainer” Benefits Case It Loses In Court

By Emily Dugan https://www.buzzfeed.com/emilydugan/most-dwp-benefits-cases-which-reach-court-are-based-on-bad?utm_term=.vdNwjXxjE6&ref=mobile_share#.rlzN1aX1Ar Britain’s most senior tribunal judge says most of the benefits cases that reach court are based

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