Coronavirus: Over 100 disability charities sign open letter to DWP demanding urgent benefit changes – Welfare Weekly


More than 100 disability organisations sign open letter demanding better protections for disabled people affected by coronavirus pandemic.

Source: Coronavirus: Over 100 disability charities sign open letter to DWP demanding urgent benefit changes – Welfare Weekly

DBC gives evidence to Work and Pensions Select Committee


The 4 witnesses from Citizens Advice, Scope, National Mencap and Sense are certainly tell the Work and Pension Select Committee about their findings regarding PIP and ESA assessments, but to what effect.

Hopefully the Select Committee will use this and other evidence to make major changes to the PIP and ESA progresses to improve them for the betterment of all claimants.

Disabled People To ‘Lobby Parliament’ Over ‘Unacceptable’ Welfare Cuts | Welfare Weekly


Campaigners say benefit cuts proposed in the Welfare Reform and Work Bill could be detrimental to the health and well-being of people with disabilities.

Source: Disabled People To ‘Lobby Parliament’ Over ‘Unacceptable’ Welfare Cuts | Welfare Weekly