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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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Labour not to blame for ESA assessment backlog

The formidable Sheila Gilmore MP has written To Mike Penning, following comments he made on 24 June 2014 He (of course) blamed the previous Labour government for the backlog, which as we must all know by now, is the Tory default position … Continue reading

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IDS Fu*ks up the stats….AGAIN!

Reposted from Nick @mylegalforum Work and Pensions Select Committee member Sheila Gilmore MP today welcomed a letter from the UK Statistics Authority that described figures published by Iain Duncan Smith’s Department as ‘potentially misleading’ and questioned their status as ‘National … Continue reading

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