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Stuck in DWP limbo

Reposted from the Guardian Mandatory reconsideration of fit-for-work appeals can pitch claimants into a Kafka-esque maze, leaving them penniless and hungry, an MPs report notes Tucked away in this week’s work and pensions select committee reporton employment-related disability benefits is a section on an … Continue reading

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Work and Pensions Committee urge Ministers to pay disabled benefits during appeals

Sheila Gilmore MP today welcomed a report from the Work and Pensions Select Committee – of which she is a member – that calls on the Government to pay sick and disabled people benefits while they appeal against incorrect ‘Fit … Continue reading

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Time to write to Olivier De Schutter?

Who is Olivier De Schutter, I hear you ask. I didn’t know who he was either until I did a bit of research after reading a post by Mike Sivier over on the Vox Political blog http://mikesivier.wordpress.com/2014/06/15/if-the-dwp-reckons-its-getting-decisions-right-why-are-people-still-suffering/ It made me … Continue reading

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