People with mental health problems ARE vulnerable and the DWP has lied AGAIN

Reblogged from Vox Political

Excellent article from journalist and campaigner Mike Sivier

A claim by the Department for Work and Pensions that jobseekers with mental health problems are not classed as vulnerable and may be sanctioned with impunity is false, documentary evidence has shown.

Welfare Weekly revealed last week that JSA claimants with even the most serious mental health illnesses are not considered vulnerable by DWP. This has a knock-on effect when their Jobseekers Allowance (JSA) is reduced or stopped.

Read the full article by clicking on the link below.

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2015/08/10/people-with-mental-health-problems-are-vulnerable-and-the-dwp-has-lied-again/

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One Response to People with mental health problems ARE vulnerable and the DWP has lied AGAIN

  1. jay says:

    People wit some of the cnditions on the dwp list are very likely to need hospitalisation as an urgent measure if they find themselves penalised by sanctions and without resource. This will be an expensive exercise, as well as very damaging to the individual being victimised.

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