First figures on ESA mandatory reconsideration ‘show it is just a delaying tactic’

Official figures suggest that a new appeal stage introduced for unsuccessful claimants has been little more than a delaying tactic

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Ministers ‘breach FoI laws’ by delaying release of fresh benefit deaths reviews

Ministers are delaying the release of nine secret reviews into the deaths of benefit claimants, even though civil servants apparently

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Benefit Deaths: North East England Man Puts in Complaint to Northumbria Police

While the appropriate offence would be Misconduct in Public Office we would like share with you the following complaint to Northumbria

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Ministers refuse to say if they implemented 10 measures to save lives

Ministers have refused to say if they implemented 10 measures – recommended by their own civil servants – that would

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Suicides of benefit claimants reveal DWP flaws, says inquiry

By Patrick Butler and John Pring ‘Peer reviews’ challenge claims by ministers that there is no connection between welfare reform

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#DavidClapson #SanctionsDeaths: IDS rejects three key calls from MPs on sanctions safety

By John Pring Disability News Service Thursday 22nd October 2015 The government has rejected three key recommendations by a cross-party

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#JFMOS Michael O’Sullivan scandal: Inquest notes expose shocking failings of WCA system

The shocking failings of the work capability assessment system – and the healthcare assessors who are paid to police it – have been exposed by the family of one of its victims. … Continue reading#JFMOS Michael O’Sullivan scandal: Inquest notes expose shocking failings of WCA system

Michael O’Sullivan inquest: Atos ‘has no idea’ if surgeon is still assessing claimants 

Friday 25th September 2015 By John Pring Disability News Service Government contractor Atos Healthcare claims it has no idea if

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